Definition of Uncertain

1. Adjective. Lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance. "Touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers"




2. Adjective. Not established beyond doubt; still undecided or unknown. "Without further evidence his story must remain uncertain"

3. Adjective. Not established or confirmed. "His doom is as yet unsealed"
Exact synonyms: Unsealed
Derivative terms: Uncertainness
Antonyms: Sealed

4. Adjective. Not certain to occur; not inevitable. "The issue is uncertain"
Similar to: Chancy, Flukey, Fluky, Iffy, Contingent, Up In The Air
Also: Unpredictable
Antonyms: Certain
Derivative terms: Uncertainness

5. Adjective. Subject to change. "Unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other"
Exact synonyms: Changeable, Unsettled
Similar to: Variable
Derivative terms: Changeability, Changeableness

6. Adjective. Not consistent or dependable. "A gun with a rather uncertain trigger"
Similar to: Undependable, Unreliable
Derivative terms: Uncertainness

7. Adjective. Ambiguous (especially in the negative). "She spoke in no uncertain terms"
Similar to: Ambiguous

Definition of Uncertain

1. a. Not certain; not having certain knowledge; not assured in mind; distrustful.

2. v. t. To make uncertain.

3. a. Not certain; not having certain knowledge; not assured in mind; distrustful.

4. v. t. To make uncertain.

Definition of Uncertain

1. Adjective. not known for certain; questionable ¹

2. Adjective. not yet determined; undecided ¹

3. Adjective. variable and subject to change ¹

4. Adjective. fitful or unsteady ¹

5. Adjective. unpredictable or capricious ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Uncertain

1. certain [adj] - See also: certain

Medical Definition of Uncertain

1. 1. Not certain; not having certain knowledge; not assured in mind; distrustful. "Man, without the protection of a superior Being, . . . Is uncertain of everything that he hopes for." (Tillotson) 2. Irresolute; inconsonant; variable; untrustworthy; as, an uncertain person; an uncertain breeze. "O woman! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please!" (Sir W. Scott) 3. Questionable; equivocal; indefinite; problematical. "The fashion of uncertain evils." "From certain dangers to uncertain praise." (Dryden) 4. Not sure; liable to fall or err; fallible. "Soon bent his bow, uncertain in his aim." (Dryden) "Whistling slings dismissed the uncertain stone." (Gay) Synonym: See Precarious. Origin: Pref. Un- + certain. Cf. Incertain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Uncertain

uncensored
uncensorious
uncensured
uncentered
uncenteredness
uncentralised
uncentralized
uncentred
uncentredness
uncenturied
uncentury
unceremonial
unceremonious
unceremoniously
unceremoniousness
uncertain (current term)
uncertainly
uncertainness
uncertainnesses
uncertainties
uncertainty
uncertainty principle
uncertified
unces
uncessant
uncessantly
unch
unchagrined
unchain
unchained

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