Definition of 'nuance'
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Meaning is conveyed as much in tone and nuance as it is in overt content. Times, Sunday Times (2015)History is as much about subtlety and nuance as provocative theories. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But discussing matters of depth and nuance is impossible. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What is lacking is people who understand the nuances of battle. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is not a game of subtle nuances. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is unfair to expect a former cricketer to understand the nuances of a legal hearing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Most are not persuaded by the subtle nuances which some hold dear. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This implies that ranking intelligence according to a single number is an extremely crude tool that misses nuances. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But in its economy and emotional nuance, this production quietly casts its spell. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But these days, tone and nuance are all. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We didn't want subtlety or nuance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But he loses the plot and misses many nuances, because he lacks a command of global context. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's as if attention has been lavished on the purely physical at the expense of any nuance of emotion or poetry. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With rare balance, he combines full awareness of the nuances and depth of the society with robust censure of the regime. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Her acting persona is rich in colour and nuance, with the voice always at her service to establish character and project emotion. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)The issue is more than a nuance of meaning: it's an ethical observation too. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Great jokes, emotional nuance, superb performances in a small space perfectly suited to the play. Times, Sunday Times (2010)More nuance, more feeling for the shadows behind the notes, and she could be a very fine performer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is purely his craftsmanship that gives the range, tone and tonal nuances the musicians have found unmatched for 350 years. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'nuance'
British English: nuance NOUN
A nuance is a small difference in sound, feeling, appearance, or meaning.
We can use our eyes and facial expressions to communicate virtually every subtle nuance of emotion there is.
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