Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If something is ambiguous, it has more than one possible meaning, state, or explanation.

Examples: (adjective) The result of increasing taxes is ambiguous. (adjective) Don’t use ambiguous words if it makes the meaning harder to understand.

Synonyms: adjectives: unclear, vague, questionable.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 8 B