uncertain


uncertain
I (ambiguous) adjective amphibolic, cryptic, enigmatical, inconclusive, indeterminate, indistinct, mistakable, mysterious, mystifying, nebulous, not certain, not clear, not plain, obscure, occult, open to various interpretations, perplexing, puzzling, unclear, unintelligible, vague foreign phrases:
- Ubi jus incertum, ibi jus nullum. — Where the law is uncertain, there is no law
- Res est misera ubi jus est vagum et incertum. — It is a sorry state of affairs when law is vague and mutable
- Incerta pro nullis habentur. — Uncertain things are regarded as nothing.
II (questionable) adjective arguable, conjectural, contestable, contingent, controvertible, debatable, disputable, doubtful, dubious, equivocal, insecure, liable to question, not sure, open to discussion, open to question, precarious, problematic, problematical, provisional, suspect, suspicious, tentative, unconfirmed, undecided, undetermined, unreliable, unsettled, unsure, untrustworthy III index ambiguous, approximate, capricious, casual, conditional, controversial, debatable, difficult, disputable, dubious, elusive, equivocal, fallible, hesitant, inconclusive, inconvincible, indefinite, indeterminate, insecure, intangible, irresolute, leery, moot, mutable, nebulous, noncommittal, pending (unresolved), precarious, problematic, reluctant, shifting, skeptical, speculative, sporadic, subject (conditional), suspicious (questionable), unclear, unconfirmed, undecided, undependable, unforeseeable, unpredictable, unsettled, untrustworthy, vague

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  • Uncertain — Un*cer tain, a. [Pref. un + certain. Cf. {Incertain}.] 1. Not certain; not having certain knowledge; not assured in mind; distrustful. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Man, without the protection of a superior Being, . . . is uncertain of everything that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Uncertain — EP de The Cranberries Publicación 28 de octubre de 1991 Grabación Grabado en los Xeric Studios, Limerick, Irlanda Género(s) Pop Rock Duración 14:16 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Uncertain — EP The Cranberr …   Википедия

  • Uncertain EP — альбом The Cranberries Дата выпуска 28 октября 1991 Жанры Рок Длительность 14:14 Лейблы Xeric Records …   Википедия

  • Uncertain — Un*cer tain, v. t. [1st pref. un + certain; or fr. uncertain, a.] To make uncertain. [Obs.] Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Uncertain — may refer to:* Uncertain, Texas, a town in the United States * Uncertain, an album of The Cranberries See also * uncertainty …   Wikipedia

  • Uncertain EP — a été le premier EP du groupe irlandais The Cranberries datant de 1991. Il a été réalisé par Xeric Records sur CD et les vinyles de 12 . Près de 5000 copies d Uncertain ont été produites. Toutes les paroles sont écrites par Dolores O Riordan, les …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Uncertain — 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.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 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:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • uncertain — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not known, reliable, or definite. 2) not completely confident or sure. ● in no uncertain terms Cf. ↑in no uncertain terms DERIVATIVES uncertainly adverb …   English terms dictionary


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