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Definition of Vague


  1. Wandering; vagrant; vagabond.
  2. Unsettled; unfixed; undetermined; indefinite; ambiguous; as, a vague idea; a vague proposition.
  3. Proceeding from no known authority; unauthenticated; uncertain; flying; as, a vague report.
  4. An indefinite expanse.
  5. To wander; to roam; to stray.
  6. A wandering; a vagary.

Vague Quotations

The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Edgar Allan Poe

No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form. The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific, concrete form is a very essential element in thinking.
J. P. Morgan

The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.
Stuart Chase

I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
Helen Keller

There are two men in Tolstoy. He is a mystic and he is also a realist. He is addicted to the practice of a pietism that for all its sincerity is nothing if not vague and sentimental; and he is the most acute and dispassionate of observers, the most profound and earnest student of character and emotion.
William Ernest Henley
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Vague Translations

vague in German is unklar, undeutliche, undeutlich
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