unclarity

noun

un·​clar·​i·​ty ˌən-ˈkler-ə-tē How to pronounce unclarity (audio)
-ˈkla-rə-
plural unclarities
: lack of clarity : ambiguity, obscurity

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Such regulatory unclarity adds risk to investing in Affirm’s growth story. David Trainer, Forbes, 18 Oct. 2021 And the agreement does not mention the $133,000 Cindi would be putting into the ministry (by paying for things rather than cash transfer which also makes for some unclarity). Peter J Reilly, Forbes, 10 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unclarity was in 1923

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“Unclarity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unclarity. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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