Ambiguous and Perplexing


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Ambiguous adjective – Having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning.
Usage example: the exact reason for the change in plans is ambiguous, but I suspect it has something to do with money

Perplexing and ambiguous are semantically related. in obscure topic. In some cases you can use "Perplexing" instead an adjective "Ambiguous".
Nearby Words: ambiguity, ambiguously
Synonyms for Ambiguous


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Perplexing adjective – Lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity.
Ambiguous and perplexing are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Ambiguous" instead an adjective "Perplexing".
Nearby Words: perplex, perplexity, perplexed, perplexedly
Synonyms for Perplexing

Things that words describes

part ambiguous part perplexing part
appearance ambiguous appearance perplexing appearance
line ambiguous line perplexing line
case ambiguous case perplexing case
Other nouns: example, relationships.
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