NEBULOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of NEBULOUS
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nebulous
 a.  lacking definite form or limits; hazy; cloudy
Classic Sentence:
1  He was now decently clothed in a "sport shirt" open at the neck, sneakers and duck trousers of a nebulous hue.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
2  Her loudly affirmed pleasure at seeing Miss Bart took the form of a nebulous generalization, which included neither enquiries as to her future nor the expression of a definite wish to see her again.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
3  She was enabled to avoid puddles by the nebulous paleness which signified their presence, though beside anything less dark than the heath they themselves would have appeared as blackness.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 8 Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers
4  They were like the tiniest grains of dust, and they whirled round and gathered in clusters in a nebulous sort of way.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
5  Your nearest relations are often no more for you than vague shadowy forms, barely outlined against a nebulous background of life and easily confounded again with the invisible.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE MALICIOUS PLAYFULNESS OF THE WIND
6  Mysteriously aching, nebulously sad, she slipped away, half-convinced but only half-convinced that it was horrible and unnatural, this postponement of release of mother-affection, this sacrifice to her opinionation and to his cautious desire for prosperity.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence:
1  After twenty years, she had only a nebulous memory of her grandmother's face.
2  The notions we children were able to form of the great world beyond were exceedingly nebulous.