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Vacuous vs. Vague

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Vacuousadjective

Empty; void; lacking meaningful content.

Vagueadjective

Not clearly expressed; stated in indefinite terms.

Vacuousadjective

Showing a lack of thought or intelligence; vacant

Vagueadjective

Not having a precise meaning.

‘a vague term of abuse’;

Vacuousadjective

Empty; unfilled; void; vacant.

‘Boundless the deep, because I am who fillInfinitude; nor vacuous the space.’; ‘That the few may lead selfish and vacuous days.’;

Vagueadjective

Not clearly defined, grasped, or understood; indistinct; slight.

‘only a vague notion of what’s needed;’; ‘a vague hint of a thickening waistline;’; ‘haven’t the vaguest idea.’;

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Vacuousadjective

complacently or inanely foolish

Vagueadjective

Not clearly felt or sensed; somewhat subconscious.

‘a vague longing’;

Vacuousadjective

devoid of significance or point;

‘empty promises’; ‘a hollow victory’; ‘vacuous comments’;

Vagueadjective

Not thinking or expressing one’s thoughts clearly or precisely.

Vacuousadjective

having or showing a lack of thought or intelligence; mindless

‘vacuous slogans’; ‘a vacuous smile’;

Vagueadjective

Lacking expression; vacant.

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Vacuousadjective

empty.

Vagueadjective

Not sharply outlined; hazy.

Vagueadjective

Wandering; vagrant; vagabond.

Vaguenoun

(obsolete) A wandering; a vagary.

Vaguenoun

An indefinite expanse.

Vagueverb

(archaic) to wander; to roam; to stray.

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Vagueadjective

Wandering; vagrant; vagabond.

‘She danced along with vague, regardless eyes.’;

Vagueadjective

Unsettled; unfixed; undetermined; indefinite; ambiguous; as, a vague idea; a vague proposition.

‘This faith is neither a mere fantasy of future glory, nor a vague ebullition of feeling.’; ‘The poet turned away, and gave himself up to a sort of vague revery, which he called thought.’;

Vagueadjective

Proceeding from no known authority; unauthenticated; uncertain; flying; as, a vague report.

‘Some legend strange and vague.’;

Vaguenoun

An indefinite expanse.

‘The gray vague of unsympathizing sea.’;

Vaguenoun

A wandering; a vagary.

Vagueverb

To wander; to roam; to stray.

Vagueadjective

not clearly understood or expressed;

‘an obscure turn of phrase’; ‘an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit’; ‘their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear’; ‘vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science’;

Vagueadjective

not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished;

‘an undefined term’; ‘undefined authority’; ‘some undefined sense of excitement’; ‘vague feelings of sadness’; ‘a vague uneasiness’;

Vagueadjective

lacking clarity or distinctness;

‘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’;

Vagueadjective

of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning

‘many patients suffer vague symptoms’;

Vagueadjective

thinking or communicating in an unfocused or imprecise way

‘he had been very vague about his activities’;

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