Example sentences for: ambiguity

How can you use “ambiguity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In general, the reordering markers are easily understood; the main source of ambiguity relates to the choice of on or kun readings, and, if a kun reading has been selected, the choice of inflectional endings intended.

  • The ambiguity in this case is necessary, and the fact that we are never given a final solution to the mystery of what happened to the bus is central to Russell Banks' and Egoyan's premise that it is the nature of some tragedies to be incomprehensible--better to spend our energies fighting the evils we ourselves make than to rail at the unfeeling universe.

  • Hair color assignments were based upon observation by the attending physician, questioning of the patient and in cases of ambiguity by consultation among the field research staff, the attending physician, and the patient.

  • There is an intriguing ambiguity to the half-naked peasant youth posing as a Bacchus for Caravaggio (1589), but nothing complicated about the robust sexiness of the Rubens Bacchanale.

  • Functional interactions between building-block icons, whether aggregated as compound icons or not, are represented by 'action' arrows (Figure 1, upper right panel) that are designed to minimize the functional ambiguity of informal cartoon diagrams.


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