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Adjective: equivocal  i'kwi-vu-kul
  1. 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 message for potential female candidates"; "the officer's equivocal behaviour increased the victim's uneasiness"; "popularity is an equivocal crown"; "an equivocal response to an embarrassing question";
    - ambiguous
     
  2. 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"
     
  3. Uncertain as a sign or indication
    "the evidence from bacteriologic analysis was equivocal"

See also: ambiguous, double, evasive, forked, inconclusive, indeterminate, questionable

Antonym: unequivocal

Encyclopedia: Equivocal