What does nuance mean?

Definitions for nuanceˈnu ɑns, ˈnyu-, nuˈɑns, nyu-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nuance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nuance, nicety, shade, subtlety, refinement(noun)

    a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

    "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning"


  1. Nuance(n.)

    A small difference in meaning, significance, or expression.

  2. Origin: [F.]


  1. nuance(Noun)

    A minor distinction.

  2. nuance(Noun)

    Subtlety or fine detail.

    Understanding the basics is easy; appreciating the nuances takes years.

  3. Origin: From nuance meaning "nuance", "shade" or "hue".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nuance(noun)

    a shade of difference; a delicate gradation

  2. Origin: [F.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nuance

    nū-ans′, n. a delicate degree or shade of difference perceived by any of the senses, or by the intellect. [Fr.,—L. nubes, a cloud.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuance in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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