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Definition of Ambiguity

Ambiguity

  1. The quality or state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty, particularly as to the signification of language, arising from its admitting of more than one meaning; an equivocal word or expression.

Ambiguity Quotations

On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity.
Adam Smith

There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words. - Thomas Reid
There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words.
Thomas Reid

The purpose of narrative is to present us with complexity and ambiguity.
Scott Turow

I look for ambiguity when I'm writing because life is ambiguous.
Keith Richards

The mark of a mature, psychologically healthy mind is indeed the ability to live with uncertainty and ambiguity, but only as much as there really is. Uncertainty is no virtue when the facts are clear, and ambiguity is mere obfuscation when more precise terms are applicable.
Julian Baggini
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Ambiguity Translations

ambiguity in German is Doppelsinnigkeit
ambiguity in Italian is equivoco
ambiguity in Swedish is tvetydighet
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