Part of speech:
Not clear in meaning or expression; inexplicit.
(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.
Having a grammatical structure that allows of two interpretations; equivocal.
(Obs.) Apprehension or fear
Not clear; indefinite; vague
Insecurity or instability.
Uncertainty is defined as doubt.
Feeling doubt; hesitating; skeptical
Open to two or more interpretations and often intended to conceal the truth.
Indistinctly heard; faint.
Fond of using paradoxes
Of or like the sibyls; prophetic
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.
The state of being contradicted:
An equivocal statement or expression.
A means of evading; a subterfuge.
Polysemy is defined as having several meanings, or being open to several interpretations.
The fact, quality, or state of being certain, especially:
The state of being in a lucid dream
The quality or condition of being clear; clearness
An equivocal word or expression.
(Pejorative) A word used to qualify a statement so as to make it potentially misleading.
(Chiefly Brit.) Wordy, vague, or indecisive talk or writing
(Carpentry) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls.
Thought marked by the acceptance of gross contradictions and falsehoods, especially when used as a technique of self-indoctrination:
An instance of deliberate deceptiveness; double-dealing.
A perplexing, baffling, or seemingly inexplicable matter, person, etc.
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