Try to remember that uncertain means equivocal and certain means unequivocal. That's a tricky movement the un- is making, and a lot of people get stumped.
From the Latin aequus 'equal, the same' + vocare "to call," equivocal describes when something is too close to call. Whose hand first touched the last brownie on the plate? We asked everyone but the answers were equivocal.
adj open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead
having more than one possible meaning
having two meanings with intent to deceive
deliberately vague or ambiguous
of uncertain or ambiguous nature
unambiguous, unequivocal, univocal
admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
having or exhibiting a single clearly defined meaning
expressing finality with no implication of possible change
free from ambiguity
not open to question
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