Definition of blurriness in US English:



  • The quality of being unclear or indistinct.

    ‘my apologies for the blurriness of the photo’
    ‘he was suffering slight blurriness of vision’
    • ‘With one or two major pieces by each artist, the exhibition explored transparency, blurriness and reflected light.’
    • ‘I either had to use the flash, which I ordinarily prefer to avoid, or settle for extreme blurriness.’
    • ‘Like other so-called adaptive-optics systems, the device installed on the Gemini North Telescope atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea reduces blurriness by using a flexible mirror whose computer-controlled shape changes 1,000 times per second to compensate for Earth's turbulent atmosphere.’
    • ‘I apologise for the blurriness, but it is a bit hard to hold the camera still when any moment a huge black spider is going to fling itself onto your face.’
    • ‘However, using the EP video quality setting, we did notice on playback a lot of blurriness in high-motion scenes where the camera was panning around.’
    • ‘So you may see some blurriness of vision or you may have some bright lights in your field of vision.’
    • ‘First of all, blurriness of vision can be one of the earliest signs of someone who has M.S.’
    • ‘It's also worth pointing out that the blurriness between Taoism and Zen has something to do with language: apparently, when the first Buddhist missionaries reached China from India, there wasn't much in the way of ordinary Chinese vocabulary to describe Buddhist concepts - except in Taoist writings.’
    • ‘There's a certain blurriness to the nature of the definitions.’
    • ‘Ten years ago, she began to suffer headaches and noticed blurriness in her eyesight.’