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Definition of Ambiguous

Ambiguous
Ambiguous Am*big"u*ous, a. [L. ambiguus, fr. ambigere to wander about, waver; amb- + agere to drive.] Doubtful or uncertain, particularly in respect to signification; capable of being understood in either of two or more possible senses; equivocal; as, an ambiguous course; an ambiguous expression. What have been thy answers? What but dark, Ambiguous, and with double sense deluding? --Milton. Syn: Doubtful; dubious; uncertain; unsettled; indistinct; indeterminate; indefinite. See Equivocal.

Meaning of Ambiguous from wikipedia

- Ambiguity is a type of meaning in which a phrase, statement or resolution is not explicitly defined, making several interpretations plausible. A common...
- Ambiguous images or reversible figures are visual forms which create ambiguity by exploiting graphical similarities and other properties of visual system...
- Ambiguous loss is a loss that occurs without closure or clear understanding. This kind of loss leaves a person searching for answers, and thus complicates...
- In computer science, an ambiguous grammar is a context-free grammar for which there exists a string that can have more than one leftmost derivation or...
- and economics, ambiguity aversion (also known as uncertainty aversion) is a preference for known risks over unknown risks. An ambiguity-averse individual...
- Syntactic ambiguity, also called structural ambiguity, amphiboly or amphibology, is a situation where a sentence may be interpreted in more than one way...
- Ambiguity is uncertainty as to intended meaning. Ambiguity also may refer to: Ambiguity (album) Ambiguity (horse), 20th-cen. racer Ambiguity (law), contract...
- semantic ambiguity when it can have multiple senses, at least when uttered out of context. Lexical ambiguity is the subtype of semantic ambiguity which occurs...
- results in nested conditionals being ambiguous. Formally, the reference context-free grammar of the language is ambiguous, meaning there is more than one correct...
- deliberate ambiguity (also known as a policy of strategic ambiguity, strategic uncertainty) is the practice by a government of being intentionally ambiguous on...