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Definition of vag

"vag" is probably misspelled. Trying vague instead Definition of vague

1. vague [ a ] not clearly understood or expressed
Examples: "an indeterminate turn of phrase" "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard "their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin

Used in print:

(Walter H. Buchsbaum, "Advances in Medical Electronics"...)

Where the microscope under visible_light may show only vague shadows or nothing at_all , ultraviolet_illumination and subsequent translation into a color TV picture reveal a wealth of detail .

(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)

What was only a vague suspicion in the case of Sherlock_Holmes now appears as a direct accusation : the private_eye is in danger of turning_into his opposite .

(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)

`` There was nothing else I could do '' , the maid answered , satisfied with a rather vague explanation .

(Robert E. Lane, The Liberties of Wit: Humanism, Critici...)

Sensibility is a vague word , covering an area of meaning rather than any precise talent , quality , or skill .

(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)

Its terms will tend to be labile or vague , and they will fit actual languages more_and_more badly .

Synonyms vague obscure indeterminate Related Terms unclear

2. vague [ a ] not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished
Examples: "an undefined term" "undefined authority" "some undefined sense of excitement" "vague feelings of sadness" "a vague uneasiness"

Used in print:

(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)

What was only a vague suspicion in the case of Sherlock_Holmes now appears as a direct accusation : the private_eye is in danger of turning_into his opposite .

Synonyms vague undefined Related Terms defined indefinable indefinite

3. vague [ a ] lacking clarity or distinctness
Examples: "a dim figure in the distance" "only a faint recollection" "shadowy figures in the gloom" "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog" "a few wispy memories of childhood"

Used in print:

(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)

I waved with discretion and moderation to the vague golden faces fading through rising dust and the distortions of the back window glass .

Synonyms faint dim vague wispy shadowy Related Terms indistinct

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