ambiguity

Part of speech: noun

The quality of being ambiguous; an ambiguous expression.

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Usage examples "ambiguity":

  1. Cleveland openly declared his attitude on controverted issues, in words that admitted of no ambiguity and at times when only silence or soft words would save him from defeat. - "The United States Since The Civil War", Charles Ramsdell Lingley.
  2. Which ambiguity seemed to satisfy him immensely. - "Sundown Slim", Henry Hubert Knibbs.
  3. To avoid ambiguity, this has been changed to if Britannia ... - "Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas", W. Hastings Macaulay.