nuance nuance  /ˈnu ɑns/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The nuances of the game was well known to the Indian journalists and spectators and the coach could not bluff away the causes of the defeat.

News

  1. Adobe competitors pounce after subscription backlash

    Companies like Corel, Xara, Nitro, Nuance, and Pixelmator are taking advantage of customers' displeasure with Adobe's shift from selling Creative Suite perpetual licenses to Creative Cloud subscriptions. Originally posted at News - Business Tech
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Nuance Launches New Version of Dragon Medical Practice Edition

    Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced a new version of Dragon Medical Practice Edition designed especially for smaller practices to help accelerate clinician adoption of Electronic Health Records and meaningful use of health information technology .
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. In Defense Of Nuance: Edward Snowden Is Both A Criminal And A Laudable Whistleblower

    Depending on your political perspective, NSA leaker Edward Snowden is either a traitor to his nation and countrymen or a heroic whistleblower. Opinions on Snowden among political partisans are set, inflexible, and perfectly righteous. Rarely does one here a nuanced opinion on the matter, but I find both sides of this argument compelling. In my admittedly conflicted opinion, Snowden is both a ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Mediaite

Quotes

  1. "Of course it does," Napolitano replied. "I presume there is always a threat from terrorism. In my speech, although I did not use the word 'terrorism,' I referred to 'man-caused' disasters. That is perhaps only a nuance, but it demonstrates...
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Janet Napolitano Source: NewsMax.com

  2. He added, "There was a nuance to what the president said that was very important, that did not imply a race for the exits, a search for the light to turn off or anything like that."
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: World Socialist Web Site

  3. "Senator Kerry said he was just making a joke and he botched it up," Cheney said. "I guess we didn't get the nuance. Actually, he was for the joke before he was against it."
    on Nov 1, 2006 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: Washington Post

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