Nebulousness
Nebulous Neb"u*lous, a. [L. nebulosus: cf. F. n['e]buleux. See {Nebula}.] 1. Cloudy; hazy; misty. [1913 Webster]

2. (Astron.) Of, pertaining to, or having the appearance of, a nebula; nebular; cloudlike. [1913 Webster] -- {Neb"u*lous*ly}, adv. -- {Neb"u*lous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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