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Definition of Nebulousness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Nebulousness
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1. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1890)
"The temptation to nebulousness makes the doubter and the agnostic, and it made the Sadducees of old. The temptation to literalness makes the formalist, ..."
2. Report of the Philippine Commission, to the President [January 31, 1900 (1901)
"WHAT IS UNDERSTOOD BY CLOUDINESS OR nebulousness ... The number of clouds constitute what we call a condition of cloudiness or nebulousness, modifying the ..."
3. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy (1917)
"... which always had a sort of nebulousness about it, devoid of harsh edges anywhere; so that her face looked from its environment as from a cloud, ..."
4. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy (1895)
"There actually rose the faint halo, a small dim nebulousness, hardly recognizable save by the eye of faith. It was enough for him. ..."
5. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (1905)
"The nebulousness of our definition does not, however, always impose caution in our judgment, and the verdict un- American is pronounced very frequently by ..."
6. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1912)
"Indeed, it represents the moderation of the English church, without any nebulousness or lack of vigour. As literature, it is remarkable chiefly for its ..."
7. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1904)
"... we must be prepared for a nebulousness of views that is almost inconceivable to a modern mind and for inconsistencies that are as bewildering as they ..."