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1. [a] having more than one possible meaning; "ambiguous words"; "frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were unable to assemble the toy"

2. [a] open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead; "an equivocal statement"; "the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates"; "the officer''s equivo

3. [s] having no intrinsic or objective meaning; not organized in conventional patterns; "an ambiguous situation with no frame of reference"; "ambiguous inkblots"

similar words

1. [s] double-barreled

2. [s] double-barrelled

3. [s] double-edged

4. [s] enigmatic

5. [s] oracular

6. [s] left-handed

7. [s] multivalent

8. [s] multi-valued

9. [s] polysemous

10. [s] polysemantic

11. [s] uncertain

12. [s] ambivalent

13. [s] double

14. [s] forked

15. [s] evasive

16. [s] indeterminate

17. [a] unstructured

opposite words

1. [a] unambiguous

2. [a] unequivocal

3. [a] univocal

4. [a] unambiguous

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