1 equivocal, amphibological, amphibolic or amphibolous; misleading:
If one says 'Taylor saw Tyler drunk', which one was drunk is ambiguous.
2 doubtful, dubious, questionable, obscure, indistinct, unclear, indefinite, indeterminate, uncertain, undefined, inconclusive, uncertain, vague, misty, foggy, unclear; cryptic, Delphic, enigmatic(al), oracular, mysterious, puzzling; confusable:
The soothsayer's prophecies were sufficiently ambiguous to allow for several conflicting interpretations.
3 unreliable, undependable:
How can the doctor decide on a correct diagnosis when the symptoms are ambiguous?
be | remain | make sth, render sth
The paragraph is rendered ambiguous by the writer's careless use of pronouns.
highly, very | rather, slightly, somewhat | deliberately, intentionally
I suspected that he was being deliberately ambiguous.
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