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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

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

Take advantage of the ambiguity in the world. Look at something and think what else it might be.
Roger von Oech

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

A woman of faith is fearless. There is no ambiguity, no uncertain trump in her life. She can live a principled life because she studies the doctrine and teachings of a perfect teacher, the Master. She is a noble example to all who know her.
Margaret D. Nadauld

I tell my students, if you ever become comfortable with your role as criminal defense lawyer, it's time to quit. It should be a constant source of discomfort, because you're dealing with incredible moral ambiguity, and you've been cast into a role which is not enviable.
Alan Dershowitz
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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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