- The use of ambiguous language to conceal the truth or to avoid committing oneself; prevarication: I say this without equivocationMore example sentences
prevarication, vagueness, qualification, ambiguity, uncertainty, ambivalence, indecision, doubt; beating about the bush, evasion, dodging, hedging, fudging, doublespeak; fencing, parrying; vacillation, shilly-shallying, cavilling, wavering, quibbling, quibble; temporizing, hesitation, stalling (for time), shuffling; British humming and hawing• archaic paltering• rare tergiversation
- But Congressional equivocation also reflects Congressional ambivalence.
- Despite the nobility of its conception, this odyssey will end in irresolution and equivocation - as indeed it must.
- No question has been raised as to any equivocation, ambiguity or uncertainty in the interpretation of that will.