Vaguest
Vague Vague (v[=a]g), a. [Compar. {Vaguer} (v[=a]g"[~e]r); superl. {Vaguest}.] [F. vague, or L. vagus. See {Vague}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. Wandering; vagrant; vagabond. [Archaic] ``To set upon the vague villains.'' --Hayward. [1913 Webster]

She danced along with vague, regardless eyes. --Keats. [1913 Webster]

2. Unsettled; unfixed; undetermined; indefinite; ambiguous; as, a vague idea; a vague proposition. [1913 Webster]

This faith is neither a mere fantasy of future glory, nor a vague ebullition of feeling. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

The poet turned away, and gave himself up to a sort of vague revery, which he called thought. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]

3. Proceeding from no known authority; unauthenticated; uncertain; flying; as, a vague report. [1913 Webster]

Some legend strange and vague. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

{Vague year}. See {Sothiac year}, under {Sothiac}. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Unsettled; indefinite; unfixed; ill-defined; ambiguous; hazy; loose; lax; uncertain. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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