Am`bi*gu"i*ty (#), n.; pl. Ambiguities (#). [L. ambiguitas, fr. ambiguus: cf. F. ambiguit'e.]

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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