Definition of equivocacy in English:


Line breaks: equivo|cacy
Pronunciation: /ɪˈkwɪvəkəsi


[mass noun] rare
  • The state or quality of being ambiguous or open to more than one interpretation: the equivocacy of the term helps him in his argumentation
    More example sentences
    • The equivocacy of scripture serves as an instrument of divine justice.
    • Only univocal assertions protect us from equivocacy.
    • The equivocacy of Descartes's position was mocked by many of his contemporaries.


mid 17th century: from late Latin aequivocus (see equivocal) + -acy.

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