Synonyms of 'unclear'
confusing or hard to understandIt is unclear how much popular support they have.
Students all over the country are facing an uncertain future.
It seemed doubtful that he would move at all.
the team's vague plans to start up a regular magazine
They were in the process of resolving all the unsettled issues.
in doubt, ,
The outcome was still in doubt.
His remarks clarify an ambiguous statement given earlier this week.
A territorial dispute with El Salvador remains unresolved.
in the balance,
a person of indefinite age
It is debatable whether or not they were ever properly compensated.
up in the air,
The President's trip is still very much up in the air.
I hope to carry on for an indeterminate period.
open to question,
He is still unclear about his own future.
Why did he sound so doubtful?
His description of the events was very vague.
dubious, , ,
My parents were a bit dubious about it all.
She was hesitant about coming forward with her story.
She was still undecided as to what career she wanted to pursue.
He was criticised as a weak and indecisive leader.
He has proved weak, indecisive and vacillating.
in two minds, ,
They launched the attack for fear of seeming irresolute.
The lettering is fuzzy and indistinct.
The hills were just an obscure shape in the mist.
He became aware of the soft, faint sounds of water dripping.
blurred black and white photographs
He could just make out a vague shape in the distance.
His torch picked out the dim figures.
a couple of fuzzy pictures
the shadowy shape of a big barge loaded with logs
She heard a muffled cough behind her.
The air was cold and misty.
I have only a hazy memory of what he was like.
Mona smiled at her through bleary eyes.
blurry lines and undefined borders
out of focus,
Some of the pictures are out of focus.
staff with ill-defined responsibilities
The signs were so concealed as to be almost indiscernible.
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in the sense of ambiguous
having more than one possible interpretationHis remarks clarify an ambiguous statement given earlier this week.
in the sense of bleary
indistinct or unclearMona smiled at her through bleary eyes.
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