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adjective as in fuzzy

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But according to Wyden, the bill is “full of holes, riddled with vagueness and ill-defined terms.”

“Natural-born citizen” is an ill-defined term that has not been used in a statute since 1790.

The case against Rosen and Weissman was so amorphous and ill defined that it was eventually thrown out.

We are left with a rather opaque and enormous firm carrying substantial ill-defined risk.

They are trying to help President Obama realize the still ill-defined post-partisan vision he promised the American people.

Its powers are ill-defined; I could but treat with its members as with private individuals, besides which they are Spaniards.

Then, in about 1870, came the discovery of the diamond-fields, situated on the then still ill-defined western limits of the State.

In the distance behind Gommecourt there is some ill-defined rising ground forming gullies and ravines.

Clouded: Having a pale ground, with ill-defined patches of a deeper tint (Fig. 145, c).

Some of the above, as the notion of elementary and celestial nature, and rarity, are vague and ill defined.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ill-defined, such as: murky, unclear, vague, clouded, dim, and indistinct.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.