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ambiguity

am·bi·gu·i·ty

ambiguity

 
 
pronunciation:
aem b gyu ih ti
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: ambiguities
definition 1: uncertainty or vagueness in meaning, intention, or the like.
She can't write well, so the letter was full of ambiguity.
synonyms:
indefiniteness, obscurity, uncertainty, vagueness
antonyms:
clarity, explicitness, lucidity
definition 2: the condition of having or admitting more than one meaning.
synonyms:
equivocalness, indefiniteness, vagueness
definition 3: an ambiguous statement, word, expression, or the like.
synonyms:
equivocation
similar words:
circumlocution, double entendre, double-talk, doublespeak, newspeak, weasel words
Word Parts
The word ambiguity contains the following part:
-ty, -ity, -uity, -eity Latin noun-forming suffix that means state or quality of being