LEXICAL UNCERTAINTY

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any uncertainty which arises from either an ambiguous definition or incorrect use of a word or words in context experienced by language users. This is typically observed with individuals attempting foreign languages to their own.

LEXICAL UNCERTAINTY: "Lexical uncertainty arises where there is any ambiguity around the spelling or meaning of a word or phrase."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "LEXICAL UNCERTAINTY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lexical-uncertainty/ (accessed December 2, 2022).

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