Doubtful or uncertain, particularly in respect to signification; capable of being understood in either of two or more possible senses; equivocal; as, an ambiguous course; an ambiguous expression. "What have been thy answers? What but dark, Ambiguous, and with double sense deluding?" (Milton)
Origin: L. Ambiguus, fr. Ambigere to wander about, waver; amb- + agere to drive.
(01 Mar 1998)
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