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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude.

Usage examples (38)
  • A lot of attention has gone into the subtle nuances of facial expressions, where even a slightly raised eyebrow speaks volumes.
  • Of course, that kind of nuance is lost on the holy-rolling knuckledraggers of the radical right.
  • Each added nuance is just that, another way to think of and use the word.
  • Jeff Walsh: “Who wants a CEO that gets mired in nuance and grey areas?” for more
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