equivocalness

Definitions of equivocalness
  1. noun
    unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning
    synonyms: ambiguity
    see moresee less
    Antonyms:
    unambiguity, unequivocalness
    clarity achieved by the avoidance of ambiguity
    types:
    equivocation, evasiveness, prevarication
    intentionally vague or ambiguous
    lexical ambiguity, polysemy
    the ambiguity of an individual word or phrase that can be used (in different contexts) to express two or more different meanings
    no man's land, twilight zone
    the ambiguous region between two categories or states or conditions (usually containing some features of both)
    type of:
    unclearness
    incomprehensibility as a result of not being clear
Word Family
EDITOR’S CHOICE

Test prep from the experts

Boost your test score with programs developed by Vocabulary.com’s experts.

  • Proven methods: Learn faster, remember longer with our scientific approach.
  • Personalized plan: We customize your experience to maximize your learning.
  • Strategic studying: Focus on the words that are most crucial for success.

SAT/PSAT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 8 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

TOEFL

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 10 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week