Associations to the word «Uncertain»


UNCERTAIN, adjective. Not certain; unsure.
UNCERTAIN, adjective. Not known for certain; questionable.
UNCERTAIN, adjective. Not yet determined; undecided.
UNCERTAIN, adjective. Variable and subject to change.
UNCERTAIN, adjective. Fitful or unsteady.
UNCERTAIN, adjective. Unpredictable or capricious.

Dictionary definition

UNCERTAIN, adjective. 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".
UNCERTAIN, adjective. 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 consequences"; "without further evidence his story must remain uncertain".
UNCERTAIN, adjective. Not established or confirmed; "his doom is as yet unsealed".
UNCERTAIN, adjective. Not certain to occur; not inevitable; "everything is uncertain about the army"; "the issue is uncertain".
UNCERTAIN, adjective. Subject to change; "a changeable climate"; "the weather is uncertain"; "unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other".
UNCERTAIN, adjective. Not consistent or dependable; "an uncertain recollection of events"; "a gun with a rather uncertain trigger".
UNCERTAIN, adjective. Ambiguous (especially in the negative); "she spoke in no uncertain terms".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.