equivocation: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (i-kwiv"u-kā'shun), [key]
- the use of equivocal or ambiguous expressions, esp. in order to mislead or hedge; prevarication.
- an equivocal, ambiguous expression; equivoque: The speech was marked by elaborate equivocations.
- a fallacy caused by the double meaning of a word.
- equivocation (Thesaurus)