Definitions for "Ambiguous"
Doubtful or uncertain, particularly in respect to signification; capable of being understood in either of two or more possible senses; equivocal; as, an ambiguous course; an ambiguous expression.
Open to more than one interpretation; doubtful or uncertain.
open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead; "an equivocal statement"; "the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates"; "the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness"; "popularity is an equivocal crown"; "an equivocal response to an embarrassing question"
having more than one possible meaning; "ambiguous words"; "frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were unable to assemble the toy"
an insurance term is ambiguous is a reasonably layperson would infer two different meanings to a word or term from the context and the language used. Pacific Indem. Co. v. Interstate Fire & Cas. Co., 302 Md. 383, 389 (1985).
adj. Having a double meaning.
A pattern is ambiguous when a fragment of an instance document can be valid against using several alternatives in its choice patterns. RELAX NG allows ambiguous patterns, but they can be a problem for annotation and datatype assignment.
having no intrinsic or objective meaning; not organized in conventional patterns; "an ambiguous situation with no frame of reference"; "ambiguous inkblots"
Keywords:  confusing