A shade of difference; a delicate gradation.
A small difference in meaning, significance, or expression.
a slight difference, as in meaning, feeling, or tone.
11,12 A delicate shade of difference.
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"
a slightly different shade or gradation of the same thing
a small shade of meaning, or a subtlety of perception, for which we have no words or mental categories
has shades in its sense
A small gradation or slight degree of difference in color. It shares somewhat of the same meaning as or "TINGE." For example, a color called Indian Red could be described as a brownish-red with a purple nuance, or tinge.