Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Vague"

The meaning of "Vague" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does vague mean?
A: Vague = Not clearly expressed, known, described, or decided.

- I do have a vague memory of meeting her a few years ago. (I met her in the past, but I can't remember the details).

- The patient complained of vague pains. (We know that he's experiencing pain, but we're not sure what kind of pain - is it dull, sharp, mild, moderate, severe, which body part?, etc.)

Q: What does vague mean?
A: Your question is too vague, please be more specific.
She gave a vague answer.
I saw a vague figure by the bus stop.
What was left of my father were vague memories.
Q: What does vague mean?
A: Some meanings include:

Not clear in meaning e.g. a vague answer
Not clearly defined or understood, e.g. a vague understanding

Generally, vague means being unclear or fuzzy
Q: What does vague mean?
A: Vague means not very specific. For example "You're being really vague about your answer. Can you clarify what you are trying to say?"
Q: What does vague mean?
A: Indistinct, indefinite, unclear

Example sentences using "Vague"

Q: Please show me example sentences with vague, obscure, ambiguous.
A: I forgot to explain abt ambiguous... Ambiguous is like having another interpretation of any word... Or undecided... Still related to vague and obscure.. Like he gives me an ambiguous smile... Kinda like he smiles at sb and she kinda interpret that smile in different ways...
Q: Please show me example sentences with vague.
A: "Your explanation was really vague."
Q: Please show me example sentences with vague .
A: That's really vague.
Your description is really vague.
She was really vague about the whole situation.
You are being really vague.
Q: Please show me example sentences with vague.
A: "I had a vague image of what elephants looked like until I went to the zoo."
"The witness gave the police a vague description of the wanted criminal."
Q: Please show me example sentences with vague.
A: your answer was very vague can you give me more detail.

Synonyms of "Vague" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between vague and blurry ?
A: You can see something blurry. ‘That picture is blurry’. ‘That answer is vague’. Vague is for ideas. ‘She has a vague hope’
Q: What is the difference between vague and ambiguous ?
A: "Vague" suggests there is room for more detail.

"Ambiguous" suggests there are multiple things and it is difficult to notice the differences between them. "Open to multiple interpretations."
Q: What is the difference between vague and unfathomable ?
A: Interesting question! Both are adjectives used to describe a lack of clarity or understanding.
Vague can be used to indicate missing information or a poor explanation of something, in general that the details of something are not known.
e.g. Her answer to my question was really vague so I don't know what she meant.
e.g. His description of the painting was vague so I can't really imagine what it looked like.
e.g. I don't understand how to make this dish because the recipe was too vague (missing information)

unfathomable is very similar to incomprehensible or unimaginable - it's used in a situation to mean that you know the information but it is too confusing/ complicated/ weird to understand.
e.g
The state of U.S. politics today is simply unfathomable.
e.g. Cheese is disgusting, it's unfathomable to me how someone can like it

in literature, unfathomable is also often used to describe something very extreme/superlative
e.g. We have yet to explore the unfathomable depths of the ocean (the ocean is very very very very very deep)

I hope that helps!
Q: What is the difference between vague and obscure and ambiguous ?
A: Vague = not a lot of information
Obscure = rare, not very well known
Ambiguous = not very clear/ identifiable
These are normally how I see them used.
Q: What is the difference between "vague" and "fuzzy" ?
A: Vague usually is talking exclusively about ideas. It means that the meaning of what it is you are observing is unclear. Or perhaps someone is saying a lot, without saying much. It means that what is trying to be communicated, is not being communicated clearly.

Fuzzy. Now fuzzy can be used to describe a texture in that is furry, or fluffy, and soft etc. Like a blanket. But when you are talking about ideas being fuzzy, it takes a similar meaning to vague. I would say that for something to be fuzzy in this sense though, it means that it is unclear, or blurry perhaps. Very similar.

Things that can be vague:
A vague idea
A vague description
A vague interpretation
A vague story

Things that can be fuzzy:
Fuzzy vision
Fuzzy blanket
Fuzzy reasoning
Fuzzy logic

Translations of "Vague"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? vague
A: You say « Wave » it depend of the sentence.
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Other questions about "Vague"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce vague.
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce vague (slowly).
A: Pretty good. A really small thing though is that it kind of sounds like “bague” (b instead of v)
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce vague .
A: Once slow and then at normal speed. It's like ''vaig''
Q: Please show me how to pronounce vague, definite, delicious .
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