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See definition of ambiguously on Dictionary.com
  • as indoubtfully
  • as inincoherently
  • as invaguely

synonyms for ambiguously

  • dubiously
  • askance
  • distrustfully
  • doubtingly
  • hesitatingly
  • irresolutely
  • problematically
  • questionably
  • suspiciously
  • tentatively
  • uncertainly
  • undecidedly
  • unsettingly
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How to use ambiguously in a sentence

I feel this ambiguous connection to strangers I have had to avoid, and my soul demands exploration.
TALLYING UP A YEAR OF LOSS: A LOT OF POUNDS, TOO MANY LOVED ONES, COUNTLESS CONNECTIONSJERRY BREWERDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In the mountains, on the other hand, there’s a pretty broad range of conditions where the decision is ambiguous.
YES, WALKING IS SOMETIMES FASTER THAN RUNNING UPHILLALEX HUTCHINSONDECEMBER 27, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Rituals like writing letters to Santa, or leaving out milk and cookies on Christmas eve, reinforce their belief in these ambiguous figures.
STUDY: CHILDREN’S BELIEF IN SANTA CLAUS IS MORE NUANCED THAN YOU THINKJENNIFER OUELLETTEDECEMBER 25, 2020ARS TECHNICA
They began their study by noting that “the expected effect of smoking bans on drunk driving is ambiguous” since smokers might choose to go out less, lowering the number of people drinking in total.
STUDY: SMOKING BANS SAVED COUNTLESS LIVES — COULD THEY HAVE INCREASED DRUNK DRIVING?JERUSALEM DEMSASDECEMBER 24, 2020VOX
This question was ambiguous as to whether you simply wanted the smallest value of N or the smallest value of N that also resulted in the eliminations listed in the original problem.
CAN YOU MAKE AN UNFAIR COIN FAIR?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSNOVEMBER 6, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
This prediction being delivered somewhat ambiguously, Hamilton misunderstood its meaning.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
All that enlightened men could do, was to speak ambiguously, hence they often confounded falsehood with truth.
GOOD SENSEPAUL HENRI THIRY, BARON D'HOLBACH
Here again the word Eotena is used ambiguously, but, I think, this time not without some indication of its meaning.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
“You could not do it,” she declared ambiguously, planting the last spray.
THE LOCUSTS' YEARSMARY HELEN FEE
Then, as things got worse and worse for her, he spoke again--ambiguously--a word or two, thrown out to sound the waters.
LADY ROSE'S DAUGHTERMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
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WORDS RELATED TO AMBIGUOUSLY

  • ambiguously
  • askance
  • distrustfully
  • doubtingly
  • dubiously
  • hesitatingly
  • irresolutely
  • problematically
  • questionably
  • suspiciously
  • tentatively
  • uncertainly
  • undecidedly
  • unsettingly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.