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ambiguous as in open to two or more interpretations
  • "or of uncertain nature or significance"
  • "or (often) intended to mislead"
  • "an equivocal statement"
  • "the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates"
  • "the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness"
  • "popularity is an equivocal crown"
  • "an equivocal response to an embarrassing question"


  • equivocalopen to two or more interpretations; open to question; uncertain as a sign or indication
ambiguous as in having more than one possible meaning
  • "ambiguous words"
  • "frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were unable to assemble the toy"
ambiguous as in having no intrinsic or objective meaning
  • "not organized in conventional patterns"
  • "an ambiguous situation with no frame of reference"
  • "ambiguous inkblots"