vague

[v_ˈeɪ_ɡ], [vˈe͡ɪɡ], [vˈe‍ɪɡ]

Definitions of vague:

  1.   Vainer. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   Vaguest. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3.   Not clearly outlined, stated, or understood; hazy; as, a vague idea; not sure; doubtful; as, a vague rumor; not seeing or thinking clearly. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   Vagueness. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5.   Unsettled: indefinite: uncertain. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6.   Not settled; not definite or precise; uncertain. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7.   Vaguely. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8.   Not settled or definite; loose; unfixed; ill- defined; proceeding from no reliable source. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Quotes for vague:

  1. For parlor use, the vague generality is a life saver. – George Ade
  2. I had some vague memory of visiting Canberra as a lad, when we came up with my father by car. But when I made the long train journey from Sydney to Canberra and arrived at the little stop, I did wonder slightly whether this really was the national capital. – John Henry Carver
  3. People watch movies- and it's vague ideas, it's vague notions, but people pick up on these things, that they are supposed to think certain ways or that they're not supposed to think, basically, and they don't. – Crispin Glover
  4. No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form. The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific, concrete form is a very essential element in thinking. – J. P. Morgan
  5. You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea. – Pablo Picasso

Usage examples for vague:

  1. Her manner perplexed me, and, together with my thought of Miss Warren, there came a vague sense of trouble- of something wrong. ” – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  2. On the whole, he did not see that there was any ground, so far, for anything more than a vague suspicion. ” – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  3. Bell and Hildegarde rose, with a vague feeling of uneasiness, and as they did so, Roger advanced to meet them. ” – Hildegarde's Neighbors by Laura E. Richards
  4. He felt a vague child- like pleasure in knowing that she was holding him in her arms; he thought of his mother-" how it would frighten her if she knew." ” – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
  5. “ " The details are a little vague still, I grant you," said Wharton, smiling. ” – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  6. He did feel ashamed in a vague sort of way, and he was willing to admit it. ” – Out Like a Light by Gordon Randall Garrett
  7. Besides, her suspicions now were no longer vague – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  8. It is rather curious that at this moment I am in vague trouble concerning the police. ” – A Rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr
  9. He left me; and, terrified with a thousand vague forebodings, I sat down to weep. ” – Calderon The Courtier A Tale by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  10. “ I made some vague answer. ” – Jane Talbot by Charles Brockden Brown

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