nondescript

  1. lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting

    Synonyms : characterless
    Examples :
    • women dressed in nondescript clothes
    • a nondescript novel
  2. a person is not easily classified and not very interesting

    Type Of : individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

nonchalance

  1. the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern

    Synonyms : indifference, unconcern
    Type Of : carefreeness

nomadic

  1. migratory

    Synonyms : mobile, peregrine, roving, wandering
    Examples :
    • the nomadic habits of the Bedouins

niggardly

  1. petty or reluctant in giving or spending

    Synonyms : grudging, scrimy
    Examples :
    • a niggardly tip

nettle

  1. sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation

    Synonyms : urticate
    Type Of : burn, bite, sting
  2. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations

    Synonyms : annoy, bother, chafe, devil, get at, get to, gravel, irritate, nark, rag, rile, vex
    Type Of : displease
  3. any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)

    Type Of : weed

neologism

  1. a newly invented word or phrase

    Synonyms : coinage, neology
    Type Of : word
  2. the act of inventing a word or phrase

    Synonyms : coinage, neology
    Type Of : invention

negligence

  1. failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances

    Synonyms : carelessness, neglect, nonperformance
    Type Of : nonachievement, nonaccomplishment
  2. the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern

    Synonyms : neglect, neglectfulness
    Type Of : carelessness, sloppiness

negate

  1. deny the truth of

    Synonyms : contradict, contravene
    Type Of : differ, take issue, dissent, disagree
  2. be in contradiction with

    Synonyms : belie, contradict
    Type Of : vary, deviate, depart, diverge
  3. prove negative; show to be false

    Synonyms : contradict
    Antonyms : affirm
    Type Of : prove, demonstrate, establish, shew, show
  4. make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of

    Synonyms : neutralise, neutralize, nullify
    Type Of : weaken
    Examples :
    • This action will negate the effect of my efforts

nefarious

  1. extremely wicked

    Synonyms : villainous
    Examples :
    • nefarious schemes

nebulous

  1. of or relating to or resembling a nebula

    Synonyms : nebular
  2. lacking definition or definite content

    Synonyms : unfixed
    Examples :
    • nebulous reasons
  3. lacking definite form or limits

    Synonyms : cloudy, nebulose
    Examples :
    • nebulous distinction between pride and conceit