ambiguous
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /æmˈbɪɡjuəs/
Adjective

ambiguous

  1. Open to multiple interpretations.
    Synonyms: equivocal
    Antonyms: unambiguous
    The politician was criticized for his ambiguous statements and lack of precision.
  2. Vague and unclear.
    Antonyms: unambiguous, clear, precise
    He gave an ambiguous answer.
  3. (obsolete, of persons) Hesitant; uncertain; not taking sides.
    • 1662 Thomas Salusbury
      And forasmuch as in this same question I am ambiguous, and Simplicius is resolute....
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