mehrdeutig, zweideutig, vieldeutig
Adjective(1) open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often, or ambiguous(2) having more than one possible meaning(3) having no intrinsic or objective meaning; not organized in conventional patterns
(1) Is it any wonder that his ambiguous hybrid art dissolves boundaries in such an equivocal manner?(2) Watching the disintegration of a man's dreams is uncomfortable, however morally ambiguous he might be.(3) But what elevates the novel beyond the genre is the ambiguous , enigmatic voice of Mary herself.(4) The painting may also be read as a glorification of the moral virtue of rural America or even as an ambiguous mixture of praise and satire.(5) This ambiguous attitude makes his art cryptic: viewers are left grasping at answers.(6) It is inherent in their task which involves applying rules stated in words that are often ambiguous .(7) Either way, you just can't be quoted saying such amazingly ambiguous statements.(8) Mr Sumption says, if necessary, that in the present case the phraseology is both obscure and ambiguous .(9) Then it strikes me that perhaps, like an ambiguous picture, both can exist simultaneously and have their own truth.(10) I wanted a book that showed us how ambiguous we are, or how ambivalent we are.(11) Once more, the evidence is ambiguous and interpretations have become polarized.(12) His remarks were ambiguous , and it will be the tone that matters.(13) For the record, I say to the House this law is ambiguous in terms of its interpretation.(14) However this is marred by the ambiguous lyrical content that attempts to pass itself off as meaningful.(15) I seem to remember the novel being a bit more ambiguous than that.(16) Judging by the reactions of some in the audience, the content of the film wasn't ambiguous to everyone.
1. equivocal ::
2. ambivalent ::
4. arguable ::
5. debatable ::
6. obscure ::
7. unclear ::
8. imprecise ::
9. vague ::
10. abstruse ::
11. doubtful ::
12. dubious ::
13. uncertain ::
1. clear ::
2. obvious ::
3. plain ::
4. unambiguous ::
5. unequivocal ::
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Well, that's a somewhat
AMBIGUOUS response. Am I going or not?
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 15
I'm sorry, that's AMBIGUOUS.
ls it five minutes apart
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 11
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 22
A morally AMBIGUOUS confidence man
who smokes, has lung cancer...
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 20
- That sounds fair.
- Hold on. Bimonthly is an AMBIGUOUS term.
The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 14
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