Open to having several possible meanings or interpretations.
The ambiguous science experiment caused the eighth graders great frustration because no one knew an exact answer.
Being more than is sufficient or required.
After two previous warnings on classroom safety, the third seemed superfluous in my opinion.
A tendency that prevents consideration without an opinion.
In a court of law, jury members cannot allow any bias to influence the final verdict.
Of less importance
The doctor considered treatment of sniffs and sneezes subordinate compared to major heart surgery.
Conforming or adhering to accepted standards.
Though the classical ballerina's technique is clean and conventional, creativity was a value she encouraged with her students.
An essential part of a basis
Learning to add is a fundamental skill that is crucial to master before multiplication.
To submit or comply silently
Although I didn't want to clean my room, I decided to acquiese because my mom wouldn't stop complaining until I did.
Not pleasing to the ear
The cacophony of beginner musicians playing the piece rang through my ears like a witch's cackle.