NounUncertainty (countable and uncountable; plural uncertainties)
- (uncountable) doubt; the condition of being uncertain or without conviction.
- (countable) Something uncertain or ambiguous.
- (uncountable) (mathematics) A parameter that measures the dispersion of a range of measured values.
Adjectives for Uncertainty
unconscious; momentary; prevalent; full; horrible; anxious; tremulous; painful; intolerable; pleasing.
Verbs for Uncertainty
abolish—; consume—; destroy—; dispel— efface—; erase—; exhibit—; extinguish— falter in—; flounder in—; hesitate in— sweep aside—; vacillate in—; wallow in— waver in—; —clouds; —dogs; —muddles —perplexes; —persists; —pervades; — plagues; —prevails; —shrouds; —unnerves —veils.
Pyrrhonism, accidentality, actuarial calculation, adventitiousness, agitation, ambiguity, ambiguousness, ambitendency, ambivalence, amphibology, anxiety, apprehension, arrhythmia, bleariness, blur, blurriness, bother, break, brokenness, calculated risk, capriciousness, casualness, chance, chanciness, change of mind, changeableness, choppiness, cliff-hanging, complexity of meaning, concern, criticalness, darkness, defocus, delicacy, destiny, desultoriness, deviability, diffidence, dimness, disconnectedness, discontinuity, disquiet, distress, distrust, distrustfulness, double entendre, double meaning, double reference, double-mindedness, doubt, doubtfulness, dread, dubiety, dubiousness, eccentricity, equivocacy, equivocality, equivocalness, erraticism, erraticness, expectant waiting, faintness, fate, feebleness, fence-sitting, fence-straddling, fibrillation, fickleness, filminess, fitfulness, fits and starts, flier, flightiness, fluctuation, flukiness, fogginess, fortuitousness, fortuity, fortune, freakishness, fuzziness, gamble, good fortune, good luck, half-belief, half-visibility, hap, happenstance, happy chance, hazard, hazardousness, haziness, heedless hap, hesitation, how they fall, impulsiveness, incertitude, inconsistency, inconstancy, indecision, indecisiveness, indefiniteness, indeterminacy, indeterminateness, indistinctness, indistinguishability, infirmity of purpose, insecurity, instability, intermittence, irony, irregularity, irresolution, jerkiness, law of averages, leeriness, levels of meaning, lot, low profile, luck, mercuriality, misdoubt, misgiving, mistiness, mistrust, mistrustfulness, moira, moodiness, mugwumpery, mugwumpism, multivocality, opportunity, paleness, paronomasia, patchiness, perilousness, perturbation, pessimism, play, plunge, polysemousness, polysemy, precariousness, principle of indeterminacy, probability, problematicness, punning, query, question, random sample, reserve, restlessness, richness of meaning, risk, riskiness, roughness, run of luck, salt, scruple, scrupulousness, second thoughts, self-doubt, semivisibility, serendipity, shadow of doubt, shadowiness, shakiness, shiftiness, skepticalness, skepticism, slipperiness, soft focus, spasticity, speculation, sporadicity, sporadicness, spottiness, stagger, statistical probability, suspense, suspicion, suspiciousness, sword of Damocles, tergiversation, the breaks, theory of probability, ticklish business, ticklishness, total skepticism, totteriness, touchiness, trouble, uncertainty principle, unclearness, undecidedness, undependability, undeterminedness, uneasiness, unevenness, unfixedness, unhealthiness, unmethodicalness, unplainness, unpredictability, unreliability, unsafeness, unsettledness, unsettlement, unsoundness, unstableness, unsteadfastness, unsteadiness, unsureness, unsystematicness, untrustworthiness, vague appearance, vagueness, variability, variation, variety, venture, waiting, wantonness, wariness, waywardness, weakness, whatever comes, whimsicality, wobble, wonder, worry
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