Equivocation

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Equivocation Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language
  • intentionally vague or ambiguous
  • a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth ,
  • intentionally vague or ambiguous ,
  • falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language

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Equivocation Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Equivocation refers to a term that is used in two or more senses within statement. In contrast to ambiguity, it is the application of a statement and in the context which is either perceived as specific event or factual statement or can be perceived in a broader perception amongst those who have their own pre-conceived perceptions which are always limited to their experiences of apprehension.



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Equivocation Sample Sentences in News


  • Having a laugh? The Wallabies are
    THE one unequivocal thing that can be said of the Wallabies is that they are the unmatched masters of equivocation. Read more on this news related to 'Equivocation'
  • An Inexcusable Act of Terror in Jerusalem
    EDITORIAL : There can be no equivocation in condemning the terrorist attack in Jerusalem. No caveats, no excuses. The brazen slaughter of men at prayer serves no legitimate purpose. Click here for the rest of the article... Read more on this news related to 'Equivocation'

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