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  • noununclearness
  • nounindistinctness

synonyms for vagueness

  • ambiguity
  • cloudiness
  • equivocalness
  • obscurity
  • uncertainty
  • ambiguousness
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How to use vagueness in a sentence

It is such a delightful mixture of vagueness and cock-sureness, and even more picturesque than Romanism.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
His Companion (disguising a slight vagueness as to the precise nature of this measure).
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 109, JULY 27, 1895VARIOUS
An interesting feature of this case is the vagueness of the term "in need of relief," instead of "destitution."
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
Don't you see that his being my husband robs the situation of its charm, the vagueness that might have been its danger?
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
I realised the vagueness of my own plans as I had never done before I brought them to the test of this experience.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
The vagueness of night increased this effect; and Gilliatt felt himself plunged into some region of unrealities.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Mrs. Fane was no longer able to put him off with contradictions and vagueness: Michael demanded his family tree.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
Peter questioned with a vagueness that was pardonably exaggerated.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
And there is hardly any limit to the vagueness of which images are capable.
THE ANALYSIS OF MINDBERTRAND RUSSELL
He sat, rubbing her hand against his cheek, staring off to the distant vagueness that was Shadow Mountain.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
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