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Synonyms for ambiguity
ˌæm bɪˈgyu ɪ tiam·bi·gu·i·ty

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  1. ambiguitynoun

    Antonyms:
    unambiguity

  2. ambiguitynoun

    His speech was made with such great ambiguity that neither supporter nor opponent could be certain of his true position.

    Antonyms:
    unambiguity

  3. ambiguitynoun

    The state of being ambiguous.

    Synonyms:
    ambiguousness, imprecision

    Antonyms:
    unambiguity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ambiguitynoun

    an expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context

    Synonyms:
    equivocalness

    Antonyms:
    unambiguity, unequivocalness

  2. ambiguity, equivocalnessnoun

    unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning

    Synonyms:
    equivocalness

    Antonyms:
    unambiguity, unequivocalness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ambiguitynoun

    Synonyms:
    doubtfulness, dubiousness, doubt, uncertainty or equivocalness (as respects the meaning of a single term), AMPHIBOLOGY, indefiniteness, vagueness, obscurity

  2. ambiguitynoun

    Synonyms:
    clinch, pun, ambiguous expression, double meaning

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3778mystery
#7453confusion
#7863uncertainty
#20136ambiguity
#36428obscurity
#52338ambivalence
#57407vagueness
#96990imprecision
#131578equivocation

How to use ambiguity in a sentence?

  1. Rob Malley:

    I don't think that there can be any confusion or ambiguity on who is our partner in the region, and who isn't.

  2. Howard Weintraub:

    Looking at all of those trials that were conducted with a variety of these medications within the ARB family, there was no hint of a cancer risk, it was a very well-done analysis of older trials, and there was no ambiguity that there was not a signal of cancer risk.

  3. Antoni Macierewicz:

    Right now is a time of a certain sway in public opinion, a certain ambiguity (regarding the EU).

  4. Nanda Lau:

    Over the past two years, the government has been relaxing the outbound investment rules to push more Chinese companies to go global, but the rules are still not very straightforward and there can be some ambiguity around the thresholds for approvals, the latest NDRC proposal should simplify and expedite the approval process, and will also level the playing field increasing competition between bidders.

  5. Ruth Dureghello:

    It's a decision that we consider wrong and dangerous, at the moment there is a need for unity. There should be no room for ambiguity.


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