Example sentences for: ambiguity

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

  • This ambiguity could have extended to Rose , coming either from the flower or from the Teutonic for horse.

  • So instead of uplifting stories we get studiously downbeat ones; instead of good vs. evil we get calculated ambiguity; instead of violence as plot device we get violence as happenstance; and instead of a corporate worldview we get self-expression and self-regard.

  • The ambiguity resulting from the conjunction of black and gold is akin to the distraction caused by optical illusions: Lehrer's phrase is both literally correct and literally nonsense.

  • The plainness or ambiguity of statutory language is determined by reference to the language itself, the specific context in which that language is used, and the broader context of the statute as a whole."

  • He also refers to Mozart's first love, Aloyisia Weber, Constanze's older sister, as Aloysius, creating a sexual ambiguity that even Peter Sellars did not dare hint at in Amadeus . Aloysius was the name of Sebastian Flyte's teddy bear in Brideshead Revisited , but not the given name of Mozart's first love.


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