Ambiguity synonyms

ăm'bĭ-gyo͝o'ĭ-tē
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The state or quality of being doubtful; doubt; uncertainty.
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The situation in which a word or phrase has two different, often opposite, meanings
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Not clear; indefinite; vague
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Having a grammatical structure that allows of two interpretations; equivocal.
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Not clear in meaning or expression; inexplicit.
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(Obs.) Apprehension or fear
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The quality of being difficult to understand; a thing that is difficult to understand.
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Insecurity or instability.
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(Uncountable) The condition of being unclear; vague.
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Uncertainty is defined as doubt.
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Of or resembling the mineral amphibole.
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(Rare) of doubtful meaning, ambiguous, quibbling.
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Of or relating to Kabballah.
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Feeling doubt; hesitating; skeptical
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Defying description.
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Open to two or more interpretations and often intended to conceal the truth.
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Directed towards avoidance or escape; evasive action.
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Having the same name as another
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Not determinate
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Indistinctly heard; faint.
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Fond of using paradoxes
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Of or like the sibyls; prophetic
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Not intelligible; unable to be understood
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In psychology, ambivalence is defined as the mental disharmony or disconnect a person may feel when having both positive and negative feelings regarding the same individual.
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(Archaic) Amphiboly.
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The state of being contradicted:
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(Idiomatic) A phrase that has two meanings, especially where one is innocent and literal, the other risqué, bawdy, or ironic; an innuendo.
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An equivocal statement or expression.
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A means of evading; a subterfuge.
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An unanswerable question or difficult puzzle, particularly one which leads to a deeper truth. usage syn.
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Polysemy is defined as having several meanings, or being open to several interpretations.
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The act of evading any clear course of action or speech, of being deliberately ambiguous; equivocation; fickleness.
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The state or characteristic of being explicit.
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The fact, quality, or state of being certain, especially:
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The state of being free from obstruction or interference. [from 17th c.]
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The state or quality of being definite.
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The state of being in a lucid dream
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The quality or condition of being clear; clearness
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The state or quality of being ambiguous; ambiguity
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The property of being murky (e.g. liquid, style).
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The state of being equivocal; ambiguity
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The characteristic of being indefinite.
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The characteristic of being nebulous.
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The property of being unclear.
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The quality of being equivocal.
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An equivocal word or expression.
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(Uncountable) The use of a word or phrase to replace another with one that is considered less offensive, blunt or vulgar than the word or phrase it replaces.
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(Finance) Contract or arrangement reducing one's exposure to risk (for example the risk of price movements or interest rate movements).
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(By extension, music) A rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.
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(Pejorative) A word used to qualify a statement so as to make it potentially misleading.
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(Chiefly Brit.) Wordy, vague, or indecisive talk or writing
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(Carpentry) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls.
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The quality of being unambiguous.
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(Astronomy) A moon of Saturn.
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Thought marked by the acceptance of gross contradictions and falsehoods, especially when used as a technique of self-indoctrination:
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The quality of being inapprehensible.
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The state or characteristic of being incommensurable.
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The state or quality of being numinous.
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The state or condition of being two; duality; doubleness; duplicity.
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(Geology) The quality or state of being unconformable.
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The state or property of being unconnected (not connected or joined).
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The quality or state of being unknowable.
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(Rare) The state or characteristic of being dubious.
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An instance of deliberate deceptiveness; double-dealing.
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A perplexing, baffling, or seemingly inexplicable matter, person, etc.
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Find another word for ambiguity. In this page you can discover 74 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ambiguity, like: doubtfulness, double-meaning, ambiguous, amphibolous, vague, doubt, obscurity, equivocacy, incertitude, vagueness and uncertainty.