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5 definitions found
 for uncertain
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Uncertain \Un*cer"tain\ ([u^]n*s[~e]r"t[i^]n), a. [Pref. un- not
     + certain. Cf. Incertain.]
     1. Not certain; not having certain knowledge; not assured in
        mind; distrustful. --Chaucer.
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              Man, without the protection of a superior Being, . .
              . is uncertain of everything that he hopes for.
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     2. Irresolute; inconsonant; variable; untrustworthy; as, an
        uncertain person; an uncertain breeze.
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              O woman! in our hours of ease,
              Uncertain, coy, and hard to please!   --Sir W.
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     3. Questionable; equivocal; indefinite; problematical. "The
        fashion of uncertain evils." --Milton.
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              From certain dangers to uncertain praise. --Dryden.
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     4. Not sure; liable to fall or err; fallible.
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              Soon bent his bow, uncertain in his aim. --Dryden.
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              Whistling slings dismissed the uncertain stone.
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     Syn: See Precarious.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Uncertain \Un*cer"tain\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + certain; or fr.
     uncertain, a.]
     To make uncertain. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: 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" [syn: uncertain, unsure,
             incertain] [ant: certain(p), sure]
      2: 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" [ant: certain(p)]
      3: not established or confirmed; "his doom is as yet unsealed"
         [syn: unsealed, uncertain] [ant: certain, sealed]
      4: not certain to occur; not inevitable; "everything is
         uncertain about the army"; "the issue is uncertain" [ant:
         certain, sure]
      5: subject to change; "a changeable climate"; "the weather is
         uncertain"; "unsettled weather with rain and hail and
         sunshine coming one right after the other" [syn:
         changeable, uncertain, unsettled]
      6: not consistent or dependable; "an uncertain recollection of
         events"; "a gun with a rather uncertain trigger"
      7: ambiguous (especially in the negative); "she spoke in no
         uncertain terms"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  219 Moby Thesaurus words for "uncertain":
     Pyrrhonic, adrift, afloat, agnostic, alternating, ambiguous,
     ambitendent, ambivalent, amorphous, amphibological, amphibolous,
     at a loss, at loose ends, blear, bleared, bleary, blurred, blurry,
     broken, capricious, careening, catchy, chancy, changeable,
     changeful, choppy, confused, dark, desultory, deviable, deviative,
     dicey, dim, disconnected, discontinuous, distrustful, dizzy,
     double-minded, doubtful, doubting, dubious, eccentric, enigmatic,
     equivocal, equivocatory, erratic, faint, fast and loose, feeble,
     fence-sitting, fence-straddling, fickle, filmy, fitful, flickering,
     flighty, flitting, fluctuating, foggy, freakish, from Missouri,
     fuzzy, giddy, guttering, half-seen, half-visible, halting,
     hazardous, hazy, herky-jerky, hesitant, hesitating, heteroclite,
     iffy, ill-defined, immethodical, impetuous, impulsive, in doubt,
     incalculable, inconsistent, inconspicuous, inconstant, indecisive,
     indefinite, indemonstrable, indistinct, indistinguishable, infirm,
     infirm of purpose, insecure, intermittent, intermitting, ironic,
     irregular, irresolute, irresolved, irresponsible, jerky, leery,
     low-profile, lurching, mazy, mercurial, merely glimpsed,
     mistrustful, mistrusting, misty, moody, mugwumpian, mugwumpish,
     multivocal, mutable, mysterious, nonuniform, obscure, of two minds,
     out of focus, pale, patchy, polysemantic, polysemous, protean,
     questionable, questioning, rambling, restless, risky, rocky, rough,
     roving, scatterbrained, scrappy, scrupulous, semivisible, shadowy,
     shaky, shapeless, shifting, shifty, shuffling, shy, skeptical,
     snatchy, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic, spastic, speculative,
     spineless, sporadic, spotty, staggering, suspecting, suspicious,
     tottery, touch-and-go, treacherous, unaccountable, unclear,
     unconfirmable, uncontrolled, unconvinced, undecided, undefined,
     undependable, undetermined, undisciplined, undivinable, unequal,
     uneven, unfixed, unforeseeable, unhealthy, unmethodical,
     unmetrical, unpersuaded, unplain, unpredictable, unprovable,
     unrecognizable, unregular, unreliable, unresolved, unrestrained,
     unrhythmical, unsafe, unsettled, unsound, unstable,
     unstable as water, unstaid, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsure,
     unsystematic, untrusting, untrustworthy, unverifiable, vacillating,
     vagrant, vague, variable, veering, vicissitudinary,
     vicissitudinous, volatile, wandering, wanton, wary, wavering,
     wavery, wavy, wayward, weak, whimsical, wishy-washy, wobbling,

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Uncertain, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
     Population (2000):    150
     Housing Units (2000): 137
     Land area (2000):     0.509950 sq. miles (1.320765 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.001216 sq. miles (0.003150 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.511166 sq. miles (1.323915 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            74240
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             32.710040 N, 94.121893 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Uncertain, TX

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