Ambiguity (noun)

  1. The quality of being open to more than one interpretation; inexactness.
  2. The condition of being uncertain or unclear.
  3. The condition of having a double meaning.


Late middle english: from old french ambiguite, from latin ambiguitas, from ambiguus "doubtful".


  1. The ambiguity of the sentence made it hard to understand.
  2. The contract had a lot of ambiguity that needed to be clarified.
  3. The poem had a lot of ambiguity that the reader had to interpret.
  4. The ambiguity of the statement caused confusion among the team.
  5. The ambiguity of the question made it hard to answer.
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