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equivocation

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Synonyms and Antonyms of equivocation

  1. 1 deliberate evasion in speech your equivocation when asked where you were last night is not reassuring Synonyms circumlocution, shuffle, tergiversationRelated Words quibbling; ambiguity, ambiguousness, equivocalness, murkiness, nebulousness, obscureness, obscurity, opacityNear Antonyms candor, directness, forthrightness, frankness, openheartedness, openness, plainness, plumpness, straightforwardness

  2. 2 the quality or state of having a veiled or uncertain meaning the equivocation of the last line of the poem, “That is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know” Synonyms ambiguity, ambiguousness, darkness, equivocalness, obscurity, inscrutability, inscrutableness, murkiness, mysteriousness, nebulosity, nebulousness, obliqueness, obliquity, opacity, opaquenessRelated Words mystery, reconditeness; cloudiness, dimness, faintness, fogginess, fuzziness, haziness, indefiniteness, indistinctness, mistiness, shade, shadow, uncertainty, vagueness; impenetrability, incomprehensibility, incomprehensibleness; circuitousness, circuity, indirectness; deepness, depth, profoundness; abstruseness, abstrusity, complexity, complication, difficulty, obtusenessNear Antonyms comprehensibility, intelligibility, legibility; brightness, distinctness, self-evidence; certainty, surety; definiteness, exactness, explicitness, incision, incisiveness, lucidity, lucidness, perspicuity, perspicuousness; directness, forthrightness, openness, straightforwardness; palpability, tangibility, tangibleness, visibility; readability, readableness; obviousnessAntonyms clarity, clearness, obviousness, plainness


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