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


  • Kevin McKendrick’s production of Equivocation for The Shakespeare Company shows glimpses of brilliance
    In Equivocation, Bill Cain’s pastiche of Elizabethan theatre masquerading as a political thriller there is a repeated exchange. Read more on this news related to 'Equivocation'
  • NuMale’s Dr. Christopher Asandra: FDA Suffering from “Premature Equivocation” on Issue of Testosterone and Risks
    NuMale Medical Center Founder and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Christopher Asandra, M.D. today reacted to the FDA’s warning on testosterone replacement therapy, calling it misguided, short-sighted, and overly cautious. He pointed to voluminous amounts of existing research that refutes the FDA’s claims regarding testosterone therapy. (PRWeb March 04, 2015) Read th Read more on this news related to 'Equivocation'
  • Newsom begins fundraising for 2018 governor’s race
    SACRAMENTO – Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom opened a fundraising account Wednesday to a run for governor in 2018. In an email to supporters, Newsom said “our state is defined by its independent, outspoken spirit. When Californians see something we truly believe in, we say so and act accordingly – without evasiveness or equivocation,” the Los […] Read more on this news related to 'Equivocation'

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