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noun as in unclearness

noun as in indistinctness

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

Aronofsky avoids some of the pitfalls of the biblical story with deliberate vagueness.

In fact, it was this very vagueness that underlined the success.

But it would be hard to argue, given the vagueness of his campaign, that he won a specific mandate.

The incumbent gets the benefit of name recognition and ribbon-cutting opportunities; the challenger gets the benefit of vagueness.

It is such a delightful mixture of vagueness and cock-sureness, and even more picturesque than Romanism.

His Companion (disguising a slight vagueness as to the precise nature of this measure).

An interesting feature of this case is the vagueness of the term "in need of relief," instead of "destitution."

Don't you see that his being my husband robs the situation of its charm, the vagueness that might have been its danger?

I realised the vagueness of my own plans as I had never done before I brought them to the test of this experience.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vagueness, such as: ambiguity, cloudiness, equivocalness, obscurity, uncertainty, and ambiguousness.

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