Thesaurus > Related Words: uncertain

  Words related to uncertain

Related / Similar Words: unsure, incertain, unsealed, changeable, unsettled

 

Definition:
  • ambiguous (especially in the negative); "she spoke in no uncertain terms";
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • not certain to occur; not inevitable; "everything is uncertain about the army"; "the issue is uncertain";
  • not consistent or dependable; "an uncertain recollection of events"; "a gun with a rather uncertain trigger";
  • not established or confirmed; "his doom is as yet unsealed";
  • not safe from danger or mishap; "faced an uncertain future"; "an unsure existence";
  • not firm or secure; "balancing three boxes in an uncertain pile";
  • subject to change; "a changeable climate"; "the weather is uncertain"; "unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other";

  •  
    See Also: indeterminate, undetermined, unpredictable

     

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

     

    Anagrams: runcinate

     

     
      Search Thesaurus

    Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
     
     
      
      Feature Word
     
      Find words starting with:
       
    A
    B
    C
       
    D
    E
    F
       
    G
    H
    I
       
    J
    K
    L
       
    M
    N
    O
       
    P
    Q
    R
       
    S
    T
    U
       
    V
    W
    X
       
    Y
    Z