unequivocal




If there is no doubt about it, it’s unequivocal. An unequivocal response to a marriage proposal? “Yes. Yes! A thousand times yes!”

Equivocal is from a Latin word meaning of equal voice, so unequivocal means of unequal voice — unmistakable, unambiguous, without question. There might be unequivocal evidence tying a suspect to a crime, or unequivocal support for a popular leader. If you explain something in unequivocal terms, then your words should be clear to everyone.

Definitions of unequivocal
  1. adjective

    admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion

    unequivocal evidence”
    “took an
    unequivocal position”
    “an
    unequivocal success”
    “an
    unequivocal promise”
    “an
    unequivocal (or univocal) statement”
    synonyms:
    unambiguous, univocal

    unambiguous

    having or exhibiting a single clearly defined meaning
    absolute

    expressing finality with no implication of possible change
    straightforward

    free from ambiguity
    unquestionable

    not open to question
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    Antonyms:

    ambiguous, equivocal

    open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead
    ambiguous

    having more than one possible meaning
    double, forked

    having two meanings with intent to deceive
    evasive

    deliberately vague or ambiguous
    indeterminate

    of uncertain or ambiguous nature
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  2. adjective

    clearly defined or formulated

    “”the plain and
    unequivocal language of the laws”- R.B.Taney”
    synonyms:
    definitive

    explicit, expressed

    precisely and clearly expressed or readily observable; leaving nothing to implication

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