The state of being equivocal; ambiguity

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  • Equivocalness — E*quiv o*cal*ness, n. The state of being equivocal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • equivocalness — index ambiguity, ambivalence, color (deceptive appearance), indecision, qualm Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Equivocalness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Having a double sense. < N PARAG:Equivocalness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 equivocalness equivocalness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 double meaning double meaning &c. 516 Sgm: N 1 ambiguity ambiguity double entente double entendre… …   English dictionary for students

  • equivocalness — noun see equivocal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • equivocalness — See equivocality. * * * …   Universalium

  • equivocalness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being ambiguous: ambiguity, ambiguousness, cloudiness, indefi niteness, nebulousness, obscureness, obscurity, uncertainty, unclearness, vagueness. See CLEAR …   English dictionary for students

  • equivocalness — e quiv·o·cal·ness || nɪs n. tendency to be ambiguous (especially with intent to deceive); ambiguousness, state of having two or more possible meanings; questionableness, doubtfulness; uncertainty, state of being undecided …   English contemporary dictionary

  • equivocalness — equiv·o·cal·ness …   English syllables

  • equivocalness — noun unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning • Syn: ↑ambiguity • Ant: ↑unequivocalness, ↑unambiguity (for: ↑ambiguity) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Equivocacy — E*quiv o*ca*cy, n. Equivocalness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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