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Monday, June 17

Nebulous

[ne-byə-ləs]

Part of speech: adjective

1.

Hazy or cloudy, either literally or figuratively

2.

having to do with a cosmic nebula

Examples of Nebulous in a sentence

"He's very creative, but his ideas are always a bit nebulous and vague."

"We looked up at the nebulous clouds of green and purple in the night sky."

About Nebulous

The largest cosmic nebula that we know of is the Tarantula Nebula. It's 1,862 lightyears across. That's over 100 million times the distance between Earth and the Sun.

Did you Know?

Nebulous comes from the Latin word nebulosus, meaning "misty" or "foggy."

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