Nubilous
Nubilose Nu"bi*lose`, Nubilous Nu"bi*lous, a. [L. nubilosus, nubilus, fr. nubes cloud.] Cloudy. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • nubilous — index indistinct Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • nubilous — [no͞o′bə ləs, nyo͞o′bə ləs] adj. [LL nubilosus, cloudy, for L nubilus < nubes, a cloud: see NUANCE] 1. cloudy; misty 2. not clear …   English World dictionary

  • nubilous — ˈn(y)übələs adjective Etymology: Latin nubilus, from nubes cloud more at nuance 1. : cloudy, foggy, misty trade wind clouds which are constantly piling up in nubilous traffic jams S.E.Morison …   Useful english dictionary

  • nubilous — /nooh beuh leuhs, nyooh /, adj. 1. cloudy or foggy. 2. obscure or vague; indefinite. [1525 35; < L nubilus, equiv. to nub(es) cloud + ilus adj. suffix. See OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • nubilous — adjective a) cloudy, misty. b) not clear …   Wiktionary

  • nubilous — adj. cloudy, foggy; obscure, vague …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nubilous — nu·bi·lous …   English syllables

  • nubilous — /ˈnjubələs/ (say nyoohbuhluhs) adjective 1. cloudy or foggy. 2. obscure; indefinite. {Latin nūbilus cloudy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • nubilous —   a. cloudy; vague …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • opaque — [adj1] clouded, muddy blurred, cloudy, dark, darkened, dim, dirty, dull, dusky, filmy, foggy, frosty, fuliginous, gloomy, hazy, impenetrable, lusterless, misty, muddied, murky, nontranslucent, nontransparent, nubilous, obfuscated, shady, smoky,… …   New thesaurus

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