nonspecific Definition

  • 1not detailed or exact; vague or general
  • 2not limited to a particular area or organ of the body; affecting many areas or organs

Using nonspecific: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "nonspecific" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The doctor gave a nonspecific diagnosis, saying it could be one of several conditions.

  • Example

    The symptoms were nonspecific and could indicate a variety of illnesses.

  • Example

    The report was too nonspecific to be of any use.

nonspecific Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for nonspecific


Summary: nonspecific in Brief

The term 'nonspecific' [non-spih-sif-ik] refers to something that is not detailed or exact, but rather vague or general. It can also refer to something that is not limited to a particular area or organ of the body, but rather affects many areas or organs. Examples include a nonspecific diagnosis, symptoms, or report.