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Adjective uncertain has 7 senses


uncertaina. [Pref. un- not + certain. Cf. Incertain.].
  •  Not certain; not having certain knowledge; not assured in mind; distrustful.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "Man, without the protection of a superior Being, . . . is uncertain of everything that he hopes for."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Irresolute; inconsonant; variable; untrustworthy; as, an uncertain person; an uncertain breeze.  [1913 Webster]
    "O woman! in our hours of ease,
    Uncertain, coy, and hard to please!
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Questionable; equivocal; indefinite; problematical.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
    "From certain dangers to uncertain praise."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not sure; liable to fall or err; fallible.  [1913 Webster]
    "Soon bent his bow, uncertain in his aim."  [1913 Webster]
    "Whistling slings dismissed the uncertain stone."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- See Precarious.
uncertainv. t. [1st pref. un- + certain; or fr. uncertain, a.].
     To make uncertain.  Sir W. Raleigh.  [1913 Webster]


uncertain, adj.
1 not certainly knowing or known (uncertain what it means; the result is uncertain).
2 unreliable (his aim is uncertain).
3 changeable, erratic (uncertain weather).

in no uncertain terms clearly and forcefully.
uncertainly adv.



Pyrrhonic, adrift, afloat, agnostic, alternating, ambiguous, ambitendent, ambivalent, amorphous, amphibological, amphibolous, at a loss, at loose ends, blear, bleared, bleary, blurred, blurry, broken, capricious, careening, catchy, chancy, changeable, changeful, choppy, confused, dark, desultory, deviable, deviative, dicey, dim, disconnected, discontinuous, distrustful, dizzy, double-minded, doubtful, doubting, dubious, eccentric, enigmatic, equivocal, equivocatory, erratic, faint, fast and loose, feeble, fence-sitting, fence-straddling, fickle, filmy, fitful, flickering, flighty, flitting, fluctuating, foggy, freakish, from Missouri, fuzzy, giddy, guttering, half-seen, half-visible, halting, hazardous, hazy, herky-jerky, hesitant, hesitating, heteroclite, iffy, ill-defined, immethodical, impetuous, impulsive, in doubt, incalculable, inconsistent, inconspicuous, inconstant, indecisive, indefinite, indemonstrable, indistinct, indistinguishable, infirm, infirm of purpose, insecure, intermittent, intermitting, ironic, irregular, irresolute, irresolved, irresponsible, jerky, leery, low-profile, lurching, mazy, mercurial, merely glimpsed, mistrustful, mistrusting, misty, moody, mugwumpian, mugwumpish, multivocal, mutable, mysterious, nonuniform, obscure, of two minds, out of focus, pale, patchy, polysemantic, polysemous, protean, questionable, questioning, rambling, restless, risky, rocky, rough, roving, scatterbrained, scrappy, scrupulous, semivisible, shadowy, shaky, shapeless, shifting, shifty, shuffling, shy, skeptical, snatchy, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic, spastic, speculative, spineless, sporadic, spotty, staggering, suspecting, suspicious, tottery, touch-and-go, treacherous, unaccountable, unclear, unconfirmable, uncontrolled, unconvinced, undecided, undefined, undependable, undetermined, undisciplined, undivinable, unequal, uneven, unfixed, unforeseeable, unhealthy, unmethodical, unmetrical, unpersuaded, unplain, unpredictable, unprovable, unrecognizable, unregular, unreliable, unresolved, unrestrained, unrhythmical, unsafe, unsettled, unsound, unstable, unstable as water, unstaid, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsure, unsystematic, untrusting, untrustworthy, unverifiable, vacillating, vagrant, vague, variable, veering, vicissitudinary, vicissitudinous, volatile, wandering, wanton, wary, wavering, wavery, wavy, wayward, weak, whimsical, wishy-washy, wobbling, wobbly



Irregularity of recurrence

N irregularity of recurrence, irregularity, uncertainty, unpunctuality, fitfulness, capriciousness, ecrhythmus, irregular, uncertain, unpunctual, capricious, desultory, fitful, flickering, rambling, rhapsodical, spasmodic, immethodical, unmethodical, variable, irregularly, by fits and starts.


N uncertainty, incertitude, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubitation, dubitancy, dubitousness, hesitation, suspense, perplexity, embarrassment, dilemma, bewilderment, timidity, vacillation, diaporesis, indetermination, vagueness, haze, fog, obscurity, ambiguity, contingency, dependence, dependency, double contingency, possibility upon a possibility, open question, onus probandi, blind bargain, pig in a poke, leap in the dark, something or other, needle in a haystack, needle in a bottle of hay, roving commission, precariousness, fallibility, uncertain, casual, random, changeable, doubtful, dubious, indecisive, unsettled, undecided, undetermined, in suspense, open to discussion, controvertible, in question, vague, indeterminate, indefinite, ambiguous, equivocal, undefined, undefinable, confused, mystic, oracular, dazed, perplexing, enigmatic, paradoxical, apocryphal, problematical, hypothetical, experimental, unpredictable, unforeseeable (unknowable), fallible, questionable, precarious, slippery, ticklish, debatable, disputable, unreliable, untrustworthy, contingent, contingent on, dependent on, subject to, dependent on circumstances, occasional, provisional, unauthentic, unauthenticated, unauthoritative, unascertained, unconfirmed, undemonstrated, untold, uncounted, in a state of uncertainty, in a cloud, in a maze, bushed, off the track, ignorant, afraid to say, out of one's reckoning, astray, adrift, at sea, at fault, at a loss, at one's wit's end, at a nonplus, puzzled, lost, abroad, d_esorient_e, distracted, distraught, pendente lite, sub spe rati, Heaven knows, who can tell? who shall decide when doctors disagr.

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