fuzziness fuzziness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines

Usage(s):

  1. The best jokes coming out of a campaign notably lacking in humor center on Jimmy Carter's alleged fuzziness on the issues.
  2. To others, the switch pointed to dismaying presidential fuzziness, if not outright deceit, about a vital matter of foreign policy.
  3. In at least one all-important area, the accusation of fuzziness that has dogged Jimmy Carter throughout his 18-month campaign cannot fairly be sustained.

News

  • Brain-training software may help lift ‘chemo fog’ caused by cancer treatment

    The mental fuzziness induced by cancer treatment could be eased by cognitive exercises performed online, say researchers. Cancer survivors sometimes suffer from a condition known as "chemo fog"—a cognitive impairment caused by repeated chemotherapy. A study hints at a controversial idea: that brain-training software might help lift this cognitive cloud. Various studies have concluded that [...]
    on July 2, 2013     Source: MedCity News

Quotes

  1. "It is believed that at short distances and high energies the actual structure of space time will start to exhibit quantum fluctuations," Hsu said. "So there would be fuzziness in the nature of space and time. The scale at which this grand...
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Steve Hsu Source: Science Daily (press release)

  2. "It's something we all shrug off because it doesn't hurt," Matheny said. "But there are a lot of blackouts you go through, fuzziness you go through, year after year."
    on Jun 23, 2006 By: Mike Matheny Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "A certain fuzziness that comes when you move from a system that is about efficiency, to a system that is about choice. And I think that fuzziness is good, it blurs the identity, blurs the definition, no one is about a label, no one is about which...
    on Dec 29, 2005 By: Tharman Shanmugaratnam Source: Channel News Asia

Word of the Day
fathom fathom
/ˈfæ ðəm /