What Does Vague Mean?


The term vague is an adjective that pertains to that which is indefinite, uncertain or unclear character or meaning. It also refers to thinking or communicating in an unfocused or imprecise way. The word is synonymous to indistinct, hazy, obscure, nebulous, indefinite, dim etc.
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not clearly or explicitly stated or expressed: vague promises.
indefinite or indistinct in nature or character, as ideas or feelings: a vague premonition of disaster.
not clear or distinct to the sight or any other sense; perceptible or recognizable only in an indefinite way: vague shapes in the dark; vague murmurs behind a door.
not definitely established, determined, confirmed, or known; uncertain: a vague rumor; The date of his birth is vague.
(of persons) not clear or definite in thought, understanding, or expression: vague about his motives; a vague person.
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Vague means to be confusing or mysterious in nature, not revealing all information. Vague is the opposite of obvious, and more information usually must be inquired before learned.
Vague is referring to when something isn't absolutely clear. You're not sure what a person is saying or wanting. Being vague usually is used by those that don't want to lie about something so they will dodge around a subject. Or, vague could refer to a person that may be hinting around to something and you have to figure it out.
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