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Definition of "equivocation" []

  • The use of equivocal language. (noun)
  • An equivocal statement or expression. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "equivocation" in a sentence
  • "The second mode is by an _√¶quivocatio_, which is not equivalent to the English word "equivocation," but means sometimes a _play upon words_, sometimes an _evasion_."
  • "Ahhhh, the sweet sound of equivocation from a marginalized political opponent."
  • "IOW Nick Matzke is engaging in equivocation by saying evidence for evolution is evidence for blind, undirected chemical processes."