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  Definition of uncertain
  1. ambiguous (especially in the negative); "she spoke in no uncertain terms"
  2. not established beyond doubt; still undecided or unknown; "an uncertain future"; "a manuscript of uncertain origin"; "plans are still uncertain"; "changes of great if uncertain consquences"; "without further evidence his story must remain uncertain"
  3. lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance; "uncertain of his convictions"; "unsure of himself and his future"; "moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps"; "an uncertain smile"; "touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers"
  4. not certain to occur; not inevitable; "everything is uncertain about the army"; "the issue is uncertain"
  5. not consistent or dependable; "an uncertain recollection of events"; "a gun with a rather uncertain trigger"
  6. not established or confirmed; "his doom is as yet unsealed"
  7. not safe from danger or mishap; "faced an uncertain future"; "an unsure existence"
  8. not firm or secure; "balancing three boxes in an uncertain pile"
  9. subject to change; "a changeable climate"; "the weather is uncertain"; "unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other"
Similar Words: unsure, incertain, unsealed, changeable, unsettled

 

See Also: indeterminate, undetermined, unpredictable

 

Attributes: certainty, sure thing, foregone conclusion, assurance, self-assurance, confidence, self-confidence, authority, sureness

 

Anagrams: runcinate

 

 
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