1. Sens équivoque, susceptible de suggérer différents sens.
3. Manque de clarté.
ETYM Latin ambiguitas, from ambiguus: cf. French ambiguité.
1. An expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context.
2. Unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning; SYN. equivocalness.
The possibility of more than one interpretation of a spoken or written expression. Ambiguity is much used in poetry.