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Vague
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1 June 2021
Last seen in: The Mirror Quick

We found 126 answers for the crossword clue 'Vague', the most recent of which was seen in the The Mirror Quick.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Vague a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Vague as an answer itself some 94 times.

Vague is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Mirror Quick' on Tuesday, 15 June 2021 with the answer being OBSCURE, we also found OBSCURE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Not clearly understood or expressed; "an obscure turn of phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard; "their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin; "vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke
  • 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"
  • Not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished; "an undefined term"; "undefined authority"; "some undefined sense of excitement"; "vague feelings of sadness"; "a vague uneasiness"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

DIM
Become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"

LAX SURINDER SOBTI
Emptying easily or excessively; "loose bowels"

OBS

4 Letters

DARK SURINDER SOBTI
An unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"

DULL SURINDER SOBTI
Make less lively or vigorous; "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel"

HAZY
Filled or abounding with fog or mist; "a brumous October morning"

OPEN SURINDER SOBTI
Information that has become public; "all the reports were out in the open"; "the facts had been brought to the surface"

SOFT SURINDER SOBTI
(of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music"

5 Letters

BLANK SURINDER SOBTI
A piece of material ready to be made into something

FAINT
Lacking strength or vigor; "damning with faint praise"; "faint resistance"; "feeble efforts"; "a feeble voice"

FILMY SURINDER SOBTI
So thin as to transmit light; "a hat with a diaphanous veil"; "filmy wings of a moth"; "gauzy clouds of dandelion down"; "gossamer cobwebs"; "sheer silk stockings"; "transparent chiffon"; "vaporous silks"

FOGGY
Obscured by fog; "he could barely see through the fogged window"

FUZZY
Confused and not coherent; not clearly thought out; "a vague and fuzzy idea of the world of finance"

LOOSE
Become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"

MISTY SURINDER SOBTI
Wet with mist; "the misty evening"

MUDDY SURINDER SOBTI
Dirty with mud

ROUGH SURINDER SOBTI
Causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; "a rough ride"

SHADY SURINDER SOBTI
Filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands"

SLACK SURINDER SOBTI
A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

WISPY
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"

WORDY SURINDER SOBTI
Using or containing too many words; "long-winded (or windy) speakers"; "verbose and ineffective instructional methods"; "newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials"; "proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes"

6 Letters

BLEARY SURINDER SOBTI
Tired to the point of exhaustion

CLOUDY SURINDER SOBTI
Lacking definite form or limits; "gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore; "nebulous distinction between pride and conceit"

DEFUSE SURINDER SOBTI
Remove the triggering device from

DREAMY
Dreamy in mood or nature; "a woolgathering moment"

GUSSED SURINDER SOBTI

OPAQUE SURINDER SOBTI
Not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"

SECRET SURINDER SOBTI
Something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained; "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains one of nature's secrets"

UNSURE SURINDER SOBTI
Lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance; "uncertain of his convictions"; "unsure of himself and his future"; "moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps"; "an uncertain smile"; "touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers"

WOOLLY
Confused and vague; used especially of thinking; "muddleheaded ideas"; "your addled little brain"; "woolly thinking"; "woolly-headed ideas"

7 Letters

BLURRED
Unclear in form or expression; "the blurred aims of the group"; "sometimes one understood clearly and sometimes the meaning was clouded"- H.G.Wells

CRYPTIC SURINDER SOBTI
Having a puzzling terseness; "a cryptic note"

DARKISH SURINDER SOBTI
Slightly dark; "darkish red"

DUBIOUS SURINDER SOBTI
Fraught with uncertainty or doubt; "they were doubtful that the cord would hold"; "it was doubtful whether she would be admitted"; "dubious about agreeing to go"

EVASIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Deliberately vague or ambiguous; "his answers were brief, constrained and evasive"; "an evasive statement"

GENERAL
A fact about the whole (as opposed to particular); "he discussed the general but neglected the particular"

INEXACT
Not exact

NEBULAR Anita Doran
Resembling a cloud

NEUTRAL SURINDER SOBTI
One who does not side with any party in a war or dispute

NOTSURE SURINDER SOBTI

OBLIQUE SURINDER SOBTI
A diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso

OBSCURE
Reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa

SHADOWY
Filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands"

SKETCHY
Giving only major points; lacking completeness; "a sketchy account"; "details of the plan remain sketchy"

UNCLEAR
Not easily deciphered; "indecipherable handwriting"

UNKNOWN SURINDER SOBTI
Anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

USELESS SURINDER SOBTI
Having no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully; "a kitchen full of useless gadgets"; "she is useless in an emergency"

8 Letters

ABSTRUSE SURINDER SOBTI
Difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography"

CONFUSED SURINDER SOBTI
Mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"

DOUBTFUL SURINDER SOBTI
Fraught with uncertainty or doubt; "they were doubtful that the cord would hold"; "it was doubtful whether she would be admitted"; "dubious about agreeing to go"

FORMLESS SURINDER SOBTI
Having no definite form or distinct shape; "amorphous clouds of insects"; "an aggregate of formless particles"; "a shapeless mass of protoplasm"

ILLUSORY SURINDER SOBTI
Based on or having the nature of an illusion; "illusive hopes of finding a better job"; "Secret activities offer presidents the alluring but often illusory promise that they can achieve foreign policy goals without the bothersome debate and open decision that are staples of democracy"

INDIRECT
Extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action; "making indirect but legitimate inquiries"; "an indirect insult"; "doubtless they had some indirect purpose in mind"; "though his methods are indirect they are not dishonest"; "known as a shady indirect fellow"

INSECURE SURINDER SOBTI
Lacking self-confidence or assurance; "an insecure person lacking mental stability"

NAMELESS
Being or having an unknown or unnamed source; "a poem by an unknown author"; "corporations responsible to nameless owners"; "an unnamed donor"

NEBULOUS
Lacking definition or definite content; "nebulous reasons"; "unfixed as were her general notions of what men ought to be"- Jane Austen

NOTLIGHT SURINDER SOBTI

ORACULAR SURINDER SOBTI
Resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought; "the oracular sayings of Victorian poets"; "so enigmatic that priests might have to clarify it"; "an enigmatic smile"

PUZZLING SURINDER SOBTI
Lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity; "sent confusing signals to Iraq"; "perplexing to someone who knew nothing about it"; "a puzzling statement"

STRAYING SURINDER SOBTI
Unable to find your way; "found the straying sheep"

UNSHAPED SURINDER SOBTI
Incompletely or imperfectly shaped; "unshaped dough"; "unshaped timbers"

9 Letters

AMBIGUOUS
Having more than one possible meaning; "ambiguous words"; "frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were unable to assemble the toy"

AMORPHOUS SURINDER SOBTI
Having no definite form or distinct shape; "amorphous clouds of insects"; "an aggregate of formless particles"; "a shapeless mass of protoplasm"

DEBATABLE SURINDER SOBTI
Open to doubt or debate; "If you ever get married, which seems to be extremely problematic"

DECEITFUL SURINDER SOBTI
Intended to deceive; "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"

DIFFICULT SURINDER SOBTI
Hard to control; "a difficult child", "an unmanageable situation"

DREAMLIKE SURINDER SOBTI
Resembling a dream; "night invested the lake with a dreamlike quality"; "as irrational and surreal as a dream"

ENIGMATIC SURINDER SOBTI
Resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought; "the oracular sayings of Victorian poets"; "so enigmatic that priests might have to clarify it"; "an enigmatic smile"

EQUIVOCAL SURINDER SOBTI
Open to question; "aliens of equivocal loyalty"; "his conscience reproached him with the equivocal character of the union into which he had forced his son"-Anna Jameson

FACTIONAL SURINDER SOBTI

IMBIGUOUS SURINDER SOBTI

IMPRECISE
Not precise; "imprecise astronomical observations"; "the terms he used were imprecise and emotional"

NEGLIGENT SURINDER SOBTI
Characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern; "negligent parents"; "negligent of detail"; "negligent in his correspondence"

POINTLESS SURINDER SOBTI
Not having a point especially a sharp point; "my pencils are all pointless"

PROPHETIC SURINDER SOBTI
Foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"

SHAPELESS SURINDER SOBTI
Having no definite form or distinct shape; "amorphous clouds of insects"; "an aggregate of formless particles"; "a shapeless mass of protoplasm"

SKEPTICAL SURINDER SOBTI
Denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion; "a skeptical approach to the nature of miracles"

TENEBROUS SURINDER SOBTI
Dark and gloomy; "a tenebrous cave"

UNCERTAIN SURINDER SOBTI
Not established beyond doubt; still undecided or unknown; "an uncertain future"; "a manuscript of uncertain origin"; "plans are still uncertain"; "changes of great if uncertain consequences"; "without further evidence his story must remain uncertain"

UNDECIDED SURINDER SOBTI
Not yet having made a commitment; "undecided voters"

UNDEFINED
Not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished; "an undefined term"; "undefined authority"; "some undefined sense of excitement"; "vague feelings of sadness"; "a vague uneasiness"

UNFOCUSED SURINDER SOBTI
Not concentrated at one point or upon one objective; "diversity...in our huge unfocused country"- Owen Wister

UNSETTLED SURINDER SOBTI
Not settled or established; "an unsettled lifestyle"

10 Letters

ILLDEFINED SURINDER SOBTI

IMPALPABLE SURINDER SOBTI
Imperceptible to the senses or the mind; "an impalpable cloud"; "impalpable shadows"; "impalpable distinctions"; "as impalpable as a dream"

INCOMPLETE SURINDER SOBTI
Not yet finished; "his thesis is still incomplete"; "an uncompleted play"

INDECISIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Not definitely settling something; "a long and indecisive war"

INDEFINITE
Vague or not clearly defined or stated; "must you be so indefinite?"; "amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges"; "he would not answer so indefinite a proposal"

INDISTINCT
Not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand; "indistinct shapes in the gloom"; "an indistinct memory"; "only indistinct notions of what to do"

INTANGIBLE SURINDER SOBTI
Assets that are saleable though not material or physical

PERPLEXING SURINDER SOBTI
Lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity; "sent confusing signals to Iraq"; "perplexing to someone who knew nothing about it"; "a puzzling statement"

RIDICULOUS SURINDER SOBTI
Incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"

UNEXPLICIT SURINDER SOBTI

UNSPECIFIC
Not detailed or specific; "a broad rule"; "the broad outlines of the plan"; "felt an unspecific dread"

11 Letters

APPROXIMATE SURINDER SOBTI
Judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

BEWILDERING SURINDER SOBTI

DISINCLINED SURINDER SOBTI
Unwilling because of mild dislike or disapproval; "disinclined to say anything to anybody"

GENERALIZED SURINDER SOBTI
Not biologically differentiated or adapted to a specific function or environment; "the hedgehog is a primitive and generalized mammal"

INATTENTIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Not showing due care or attention; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"; "neglectful parents"

MEANINGLESS SURINDER SOBTI
Having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation"

MISTRUSTFUL SURINDER SOBTI
Openly distrustful and unwilling to confide

NONDESCRIPT SURINDER SOBTI
A person is not easily classified and not very interesting

NONEXISTENT SURINDER SOBTI
Not having existence or being or actuality; "chimeras are nonexistent"

NOTRESOLVED SURINDER SOBTI

PROBLEMATIC SURINDER SOBTI
Making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home"

SUPERFICIAL SURINDER SOBTI
Of little substance or significance; "a few superficial editorial changes"; "only trivial objections"

THEORETICAL SURINDER SOBTI
Concerned with theories rather than their practical applications; "theoretical physics"

UNSPECIFIED SURINDER SOBTI
Not stated explicitly or in detail; "threatened unspecified reprisals"

12 Letters

DISORGANIZED SURINDER SOBTI
Lacking order or methodical arrangement or function; "a disorganized enterprise"; "a thousand pages of muddy and disorganized prose"; "she was too disorganized to be an agreeable roommate"

HYPOTHETICAL SURINDER SOBTI
A hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.; "consider the following, just as a hypothetical"

INARTICULATE SURINDER SOBTI
Without or deprived of the use of speech or words; "inarticulate beasts"; "remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal"; "inarticulate with rage"; "an inarticulate cry"

INCONCLUSIVE SURINDER SOBTI
Not conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question; "an inconclusive reply"; "inconclusive evidence"; "the inconclusive committee vote"

INEXPLICABLE SURINDER SOBTI
Incapable of being explained or accounted for; "inexplicable errors"; "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons"

NONCOMMITTAL SURINDER SOBTI
Refusing to bind oneself to a particular course of action or view or the like; "her boyfriend was noncommittal about their future together"

QUESTIONABLE SURINDER SOBTI
Able to be refuted

UNDETERMINED SURINDER SOBTI
Not yet having been ascertained or determined; "of undetermined species"

13 Letters

IMPERCEPTIBLE SURINDER SOBTI
Impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses; "an imperceptible drop in temperature"; "an imperceptible nod"; "color is unperceivable to the touch"

INDETERMINATE
Not precisely determined or established; not fixed or known in advance; "of indeterminate age"; "a zillion is a large indeterminate number"; "an indeterminate point of law"; "the influence of environment is indeterminate"; "an indeterminate future"

MISUNDERSTOOD SURINDER SOBTI
Wrongly understood; "a misunderstood criticism"; "a misunderstood question"

NOTUNDERSTAND SURINDER SOBTI

PROBLEMATICAL SURINDER SOBTI
Making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home"

14 Letters

AMPHIBOLOGICAL SURINDER SOBTI

EXPRESSIONLESS SURINDER SOBTI
Deliberately impassive in manner; "deadpan humor"; "his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read"

UNINTELLIGIBLE SURINDER SOBTI
Poorly articulated or enunciated, or drowned by noise; "unintelligible speech"

15 Letters

UNDISTINGUISHED SURINDER SOBTI
Not worthy of notice

17 Letters

NOTUNDERSTANDABLE SURINDER SOBTI

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