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 for unsure
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Unsure \Unsure\
     See sure.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident
             and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid
             responses"; "a very unsure young man" [syn: diffident,
             shy, timid, unsure] [ant: confident]
      2: 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]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  122 Moby Thesaurus words for "unsure":
     agnostic, ambiguous, awkward, blankminded, borderline, callow,
     capricious, chancy, changeable, dangerous, desultory, dicey,
     dickey, doubtful, doubting, dubious, dumb, empty, empty-headed,
     equivocal, erratic, fickle, fluctuant, fly-by-night, gauche, green,
     groping, hazardous, hesitant, hesitating, ignorant, inane,
     incalculable, indecisive, indemonstrable, inexperienced, infirm,
     innocent, insecure, insubstantial, irresolute, irresponsible,
     know-nothing, naive, nescient, open, perilous, polysemous,
     precarious, problematic, provisional, questionable, raw, risky,
     rocky, rootless, shaky, shifting, shifty, simple, skeptical,
     slippery, strange to, suspicious, temporary, tentative, ticklish,
     tottery, touch-and-go, treacherous, trustless, unaccountable,
     unacquainted, unapprized, unassured, uncertain, unclear,
     uncomprehending, unconfident, unconfirmable, unconversant,
     unconvinced, undecided, undependable, undivinable, unenlightened,
     unfaithworthy, unfamiliar, unforeseeable, unhealthy, unilluminated,
     uninformed, uninitiated, unintelligent, unknowing, unpersuaded,
     unposted, unpredictable, unprovable, unreliable, unripe, unsafe,
     unselfassured, unselfconfident, unselfreliant, unsolid, unsound,
     unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsubstantial, untrustworthy,
     untrusty, unverifiable, unversed, vacillating, vacuous, variable,
     wavering, weak, whimsical, wobbly

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