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Definition of Ambiguous


  1. 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.

Ambiguous Quotations

I left the ending ambiguous, because that is the way life is.
Bernardo Bertolucci

Stuff that's hidden and murky and ambiguous is scary because you don't know what it does.
Jerry Garcia

I think it is fair to say that during World War II there was a high sense of purpose. The country had a very clear vision of its own standing, of its own morality. It was not an ambiguous time. Today, we live in a world that is highly ambiguous, very fractured, with many of the historical, traditional values in a state of collapse, really.
Friedrich St. Florian

People often complain that music is too ambiguous, that what they should think when they hear it is so unclear, whereas everyone understands words. With me, it is exactly the opposite, and not only with regard to an entire speech but also with individual words.
Felix Mendelssohn

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

ambiguous in Danish is tvetydig
ambiguous in Dutch is dubbelzinnig, dubbelslachtig
ambiguous in German is verschwommen, mehrdeutig, Zweideutig, mehrdeutige
ambiguous in Spanish is ambiguo
ambiguous in Swedish is tvetydig
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