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Synonyms of the noun ambiguity

Equivalent words for the noun ambiguity:

  1. equivocalness (13 letter word for ambiguity)
    • plural: equivocalnesses
    • related terms: equivocal, equivocate, equivocation

Hypernyms of the noun ambiguity

More generic words for the noun ambiguity, that have fewer characters:

  1. demo (4 letter word, the shortest hypernym for ambiguity)
  2. language (8 letter word)
  3. locution (8 letter word)
    • plural: locutions
    • related terms: prolocution, prolocutor, collocution, collocutor, illocution, Illocutive, elocution, elocutive, interlocution, interlocutor, interlocutive, perlocution, locutor
  4. saying (6 letter word)
    • plural: sayings
    • related terms: foresaying, missaying, outsaying, presaying, resaying, sayee, sayette, saic, saily
  5. speech (6 letter word)
    • plural: speeches
    • related terms: Midspeech, Nonspeech, self-speech, bespeech, Cyberspeech, forespeech, interspeech, misspeech, outspeech, overspeech, speechful, speechify, speechless, Speechlike, speechment, speecher
  6. squeeze (7 letter word)
    • plural: squeezes
    • related terms: besqueeze, intersqueeze, squeezy, squeezable, squeezer
  7. style (5 letter word)
    • plural: styles
    • related terms: decastyle, diastyle, distyle, tetrastyle, tetrastylic, tetrastylous, pentastyle, hexastyle, Octostyle, Antistyle, epistyle, hypostyle, metastyle, neostyle, orthostyle, polystyle, polystylous, parastyle, peristyle, prostyle, substyle, instyle, Cyberstyle, macrostyle, macrostylous, misstyle, restyle, surstyle, Upstyle, styledom, styleless, stylelike, styloid, styler
  8. visage (6 letter word)
    • plural: visages
    • related term: disvisage

More generic words for the noun ambiguity, that have the same number of characters:

  1. squeezing (9 letter word)
    • plural: squeezings
    • related terms: intersqueezing, squeezy, squeezable, squeezer

More generic words for the noun ambiguity, that have more characters:

  1. communicating (13 letter word)
    • related terms: noncommunicating, noncommunal, Noncommunism, noncommunist, Noncommunity, excommunicating, intercommunicating, intercommunal, intercommuner, intercommunity, precommunicating, Precommunist, communicable, communicate, communicant, communication, communicative
  2. communication (13 letter word)
  3. constituent (11 letter word)
    • plural: constituents
    • related terms: microconstituent, Multiconstituent, nonconstituent, coconstituent, preconstituent, reconstituent, reconstitution, constitution, constitutive
  4. countenance (11 letter word)
    • plural: countenances
    • related terms: discountenance, recountenance, undercountenance
  5. demonstration (13 letter word)
    • plural: demonstrations
    • related terms: nondemonstration, nondemonstrable, nondemonstrative, subdemonstration, subdemonstrate, superdemonstration, counterdemonstration, counterdemonstrate, predemonstration, predemonstrate, predemonstrative, redemonstration, redemonstrate, subdemonstrate, demonstrable, demonstrate, demonstrance, demonstrant, demonstrative
  6. expression (10 letter word)
    • plural: expressions
    • related terms: Microexpression, Nonexpression, self-expression, self-expressive, subexpression, superexpression, superexpressive, Coexpression, misexpression, misexpressive, Overexpression, preexpression, preexpressive, pre-expression, pre-expressive, reexpression, re-expression, Underexpression, expressage, expressless, expressness, expressure, expressable, expressible, expresser, expressor, expressman, expressive, expressly
  7. incomprehensibility (19 letter word, the longest hypernym for ambiguity)
    • plural: incomprehensibilities
    • related terms: incomprehensible, incomprehensive
  8. unclearness (11 letter word)
    • related terms: unclearable, unclearer, unclearly

More generic phrases for the noun ambiguity:

  1. biological process (18 character phrase)
  2. expressive style (16 character phrase)
  3. grammatical constituent (23 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for ambiguity)
  4. mathematical statement (22 character phrase)
  5. oral communication (18 character phrase)
  6. organic process (15 character phrase)
  7. speech communication (20 character phrase)
    • related term: speech community
  8. spoken communication (20 character phrase)
  9. spoken language (15 character phrase)
  10. voice communication (19 character phrase)

Hyponyms of the noun ambiguity

More specific words for the noun ambiguity, that have fewer characters:

  1. cavil (5 letter word)
    • plural: cavils
    • related terms: outcavil, outcavilling, cavilling, caviler
  2. fib (3 letter word, the shortest hyponym for ambiguity)
    • plural: fibs
    • related terms: semifib, A-fib, fibdom, Fibery, fiber
  3. fibbing (7 letter word)
    • related terms: fibdom, Fibery, fiber
  4. hedge (5 letter word)
    • plural: hedges
    • related terms: behedge, rehedge, hedgy, hedger
  5. hedging (7 letter word)
  6. loophole (8 letter word)
    • plural: loopholes
  7. polysemy (8 letter word)
    • plural: polysemies
  8. quibble (7 letter word)
    • plural: quibbles
    • related terms: outquibble, Quibbly, quibbler
  9. quiddity (8 letter word)
    • plural: quiddities
  10. story (5 letter word)
  11. tale (4 letter word)
    • plural: tales
    • related terms: Midtale, distale, distally, taleful, taler, talewise
  12. walloper (8 letter word)
    • plural: wallopers
  13. whopper (7 letter word)
    • plural: whoppers

More specific word for the noun ambiguity, that has the same number of characters:

  1. amphiboly (9 letter word)
    • plural: amphibolies
  2. paltering (9 letter word)
    • related terms: palterer, palterly

More specific words for the noun ambiguity, that have more characters:

  1. amphibology (11 letter word)
    • plural: amphibologies
    • related term: amphibologism
  2. circumlocution (14 letter word, the longest hyponym for ambiguity)
  3. doublespeak (11 letter word)
    • plural: doublespeaks
  4. equivocation (12 letter word)
    • plural: equivocations
    • related terms: equivocal, equivocate
  5. evasiveness (11 letter word)
    • plural: evasivenesses
    • related terms: nonevasiveness, nonevasive, evasible, evasive
  6. jactitation (11 letter word)
    • plural: jactitations
    • related term: jactitate
  7. parisology (10 letter word)
  8. prevarication (13 letter word)
    • plural: prevarications
  9. taradiddle (10 letter word)
    • plural: taradiddles
  10. tarradiddle (11 letter word)
    • plural: tarradiddles
    • related term: tarradiddler

More specific phrase for the noun ambiguity, that has the same number of characters:

  1. white lie (9 character phrase)

More specific phrases for the noun ambiguity, that have more characters:

  1. double entendre (15 character phrase)
  2. indirect expression (19 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hyponym for ambiguity)
  3. lexical ambiguity (17 character phrase)
  4. no man's land (13 character phrase)
  5. twilight zone (13 character phrase)

Antonyms of the noun ambiguity

Opposite word for the noun ambiguity:

  1. unambiguity (11 letter word)
    • related term: unambiguous

Related words for the term ambiguity, that have fewer characters:

  1. janus (5 letter word)
    • related term: Janus-like
  2. antinomy (8 letter word)
  3. dodge (5 letter word)
    • inflections: dodged, dodging, dodges
    • related terms: outdodge, dodgery, dodgy, dodger
  4. doubling (8 letter word)
    • related terms: undoubling, redoubling, redoubler, doublette, doublure, doubly, Doublable, doubler
  5. dualism (7 letter word)
  6. duality (7 letter word)
  7. evasion (7 letter word)
    • related terms: preevasion, pre-evasion, reevasion, re-evasion, evasible, evasive
  8. haggling (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unhaggling, haggly, haggler
  9. halving (7 letter word)
    • related term: halver
  10. heresy (6 letter word)
  11. irony (5 letter word)
  12. oxymoron (8 letter word)
    • related term: oxymoronic
  13. pairing (7 letter word)
    • related terms: Depairing, impairing, impairment, impairable, impairer, Mispairing, repairing, repairable, repairer, repairman, Repairwoman, pairial, pairment, pairer, pairwise
  14. paradox (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unparadox, unparadoxal, counterparadox, paradoxal, paradoxial, paradoxic, paradoxism, paradoxist, paradoxure, paradoxy, paradoxer
  15. polarity (8 letter word)
    • related terms: apolarity, polaric, Polarite, polaroid, polary, polarise, polarize, polarisation, polarization, polarly, polarward
  16. pun (3 letter word)
    • inflections: punned, punning, puns
    • related terms: punese, punic, punish, punless, punlet, puny, punition, punty, punitive
  17. shift (5 letter word)
    • inflections: shifted, shifting, shifts
    • related terms: unshift, unshifty, unshiftable, trans-shift, foreshift, outshift, Preshift, reshift, Subshift, upshift, shiftage, Shiftee, shiftful, shiftless, Shiftlike, shifty, shiftable, shifter, shiftman
  18. twinning (8 letter word)
    • related terms: Detwinning, twinhood, twinism, Twinless, twinlike, twinling, twinness, twinship, twiny, twinable, twiner, twinly
  19. twoness (7 letter word)

Related words for the term ambiguity, that have the same number of characters:

  1. asymmetry (9 letter word)
  2. biformity (9 letter word)
  3. dichotomy (9 letter word)
    • related term: subdichotomy
  4. duplexity (9 letter word)
    • related term: duplexer
  5. duplicity (9 letter word)
    • related terms: unduplicity, duplicable, duplicate, duplicious, duplication, duplicative
  6. equivocal (9 letter word)
    • related terms: unequivocal, equivocate, equivocation
  7. equivoque (9 letter word)
  8. obscurity (9 letter word)
    • related terms: obscurism, obscurist, obscurer, obscurant, obscuration, obscurative
  9. quibbling (9 letter word)
    • related terms: unquibbling, outquibbling, Quibbly, quibbler
  10. vagueness (9 letter word)
    • related terms: unvagueness, Vaguery, vaguish, vaguer, vaguity
  11. Ambiguate (9 letter word)
  12. Ambiguous (9 letter word)
  13. Disambigs (9 letter word)

Related words for the term ambiguity, that have more characters:

  1. ambivalence (11 letter word)
  2. amphibologism (13 letter word)
    • related term: amphibology
  3. bifurcation (11 letter word)
    • related terms: bifurcal, bifurcate, bifurcous, Bifurcative
  4. conjugation (11 letter word)
    • related terms: Deconjugation, misconjugation, misconjugate, conjugal, conjugial, conjugable, conjugate, conjugant, conjugative
  5. counterword (11 letter word)
  6. disproportion (13 letter word)
    • inflections: disproportioned, disproportioning, disproportions
  7. disproportionateness (20 letter word)
    • related terms: disproportional, disproportionable, disproportionate, disproportionation
  8. doubleness (10 letter word)
    • related terms: doublette, doublure, doubly, Doublable, doubler
  9. doublethink (11 letter word)
  10. duplication (11 letter word)
    • related terms: deduplication, conduplication, induplication, photoduplication, preduplication, reduplication, Retroduplication, duplicable, duplicate, duplicious, duplicity, duplicative
  11. equivocacy (10 letter word)
  12. equivocality (12 letter word)
    • related terms: equivocal, equivocate, equivocation
  13. heterodoxy (10 letter word)
  14. heterogeneity (13 letter word)
  15. impenetrability (15 letter word)
    • related terms: impenetrable, impenetrate, impenetration, impenetrative
  16. imprecision (11 letter word)
  17. inapprehensibility (18 letter word)
    • related terms: inapprehensible, inapprehensive
  18. inarticulateness (16 letter word)
  19. incognizability (15 letter word)
    • related terms: incognizable, incognizance, incognizant
  20. incoherence (11 letter word)
    • related term: incoherent
  21. incommensurability (18 letter word)
    • related terms: incommensurable, incommensurate
  22. incompatibility (15 letter word)
    • related term: incompatible
  23. inconclusiveness (16 letter word)
    • related terms: inconclusible, inconclusive
  24. incongruity (11 letter word)
    • related terms: incongruence, incongruous, incongruent
  25. inconsistency (13 letter word)
    • related terms: inconsistable, inconsistence, inconsistent
  26. inconsonance (12 letter word)
    • related term: inconsonant
  27. indefiniteness (14 letter word)
    • related terms: indefinity, indefinitive
  28. indistinctness (14 letter word)
    • related terms: indistinctible, indistinction, indistinctive, indistinctly
  29. inscrutability (14 letter word)
    • related term: inscrutable
  30. irreconcilability (17 letter word)
    • related term: irreconcilable
  31. nonconformability (17 letter word)
    • related terms: Nonconformal, nonconformism, nonconformist, nonconformable, nonconformance, nonconformer, nonconformity
  32. nonconformity (13 letter word)
    • related terms: Nonconformal, nonconformism, nonconformist, nonconformable, nonconformance, nonconformer
  33. numinousness (12 letter word)
    • related terms: Numinal, numinism, numinous
  34. polysemant (10 letter word)
    • related terms: Polysemic, polysemy, polysemous
  35. polysemousness (14 letter word)
    • related terms: Polysemic, polysemy, polysemous, polysemant
  36. ramblingness (12 letter word)
    • related term: ramblingly
  37. subterfuge (10 letter word)
  38. tergiversation (14 letter word)
    • related terms: tergiversate, tergiversant
  39. uncertainty (11 letter word)
  40. unconformability (16 letter word)
    • related terms: unconformism, unconformist, unconformable, unconformity
  41. unconformity (12 letter word)
    • related terms: unconformism, unconformist, unconformable
  42. unconnectedness (15 letter word)
    • related term: unconnectedly
  43. unfathomableness (16 letter word)
    • related term: unfathomable
  44. unintelligibility (17 letter word)
    • related terms: unintelligible, unintelligence, unintelligent
  45. unknowability (13 letter word)
    • related terms: unknowen, unknowable
  46. unorthodoxy (11 letter word)
  47. unsearchableness (16 letter word)
    • related term: unsearchable
  48. Ambiguation (11 letter word)
  49. Ambiguities (11 letter word)
  50. Ambiguousness (13 letter word)
  51. Unambiguous (11 letter word)
    • related term: unambiguity
  52. nonambiguity (12 letter word)
    • related term: nonambiguous
  53. Ambiguine (9 letter word)

Related phrases for the term ambiguity:

  1. double meaning (14 character phrase)
  2. portmanteau word (16 character phrase)
  3. squinting construction (22 character phrase)
  4. weasel word (11 character phrase)

Other related terms for the term ambiguity:

  1. double-talk (11 character term)
  2. hair-splitting (14 character term)
  3. self-contradiction (18 character term)
    • related term: self-contradicter
  4. two-facedness (13 character term)
    • related term: two-facedly

Phrases with Ambiguity

  1. lexical ambiguity

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