Ambiguity

Definition of Ambiguity

Am`bi`gu´i`ty
n.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.
No shadow of ambiguity can rest upon the course to be pursued.
- I. Taylor.
The words are of single signification, without any ambiguity.
- South.

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