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Synonyms for equivocal

Adjective

1. equivocal (vs. unequivocal), ambiguous, double, forked, evasive, indeterminate, ambiguous
usage: open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead; "an equivocal statement"; "the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates"; "the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness"; "popularity is an equivocal crown"; "an equivocal response to an embarrassing question"
2. equivocal, questionable (vs. unquestionable)
usage: open to question; "aliens of equivocal loyalty"; "his conscience reproached him with the equivocal character of the union into which he had forced his son"-Anna Jameson
3. equivocal, inconclusive (vs. conclusive)
usage: uncertain as a sign or indication; "the evidence from bacteriologic analysis was equivocal"
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