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Definition of Uncertain


  1. Not certain; not having certain knowledge; not assured in mind; distrustful.
  2. Irresolute; inconsonant; variable; untrustworthy; as, an uncertain person; an uncertain breeze.
  3. Questionable; equivocal; indefinite; problematical.
  4. Not sure; liable to fall or err; fallible.
  5. To make uncertain.

Uncertain Quotations

There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
Niccolo Machiavelli

True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
Winston Churchill

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
Jane Addams

Live life for the moment because everything else is uncertain!
Louis Tomlinson

When times are tough and people are frustrated and angry and hurting and uncertain, the politics of constant conflict may be good, but what is good politics does not necessarily work in the real world. What works in the real world is cooperation.
William J. Clinton
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Uncertain Translations

uncertain in French is incertain
uncertain in German is entketten, unsicher
uncertain in Italian is incerto, malsicuro
uncertain in Latin is hesito (haesito), incertus
uncertain in Spanish is erratil, incierto
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