- not equivocal; unambiguous; clear; having only one possible meaning or interpretation: an unequivocal indication of assent; unequivocal proof.
- absolute; unqualified; not subject to conditions or exceptions: The cosigner of a note gives unequivocal assurance that it will be paid when due.
Origin of unequivocal
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1. certain, direct, obvious, unmistakable.
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Examples from the Web for unequivocal
He criticized rather than praised the merits of powerful government, but he did so with unequivocal certainty.The Birth of the Novel
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These voices are coming from the top, and are both loud and unequivocal in their urgency.Israel’s Security Experts Cry 'Mayday'
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But Franklin wanted evidence that was modern and unequivocal.Benjamin Franklin, America’s First Storm Chaser
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True; but I'll swear the language of my looks has been unequivocal, if that is what you mean.Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10)
His name was Lemoss; his testimony to the point and unequivocal.Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman
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But I have a question to ask you, and to which I require a serious and unequivocal answer.A Simple Story
The language was unequivocal, the assertion one that required no elucidation.Jesus the Christ
James Edward Talmage
He was not long in giving her an unequivocal proof of his regard.Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry
Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
- not ambiguous; plain
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Word Origin and History for unequivocal
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