HyperDic: uncertainty

English > 2 senses of the word uncertainty:
NOUNattributeuncertainty, uncertainness, precariousnessbeing unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
cognitionuncertainty, doubt, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousnessthe state of being unsure of something
uncertainty > pronunciation
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English > uncertainty: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningunsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance.
Example"the uncertainty of the outcome"
Synonymsuncertainness, precariousness
Narrowerdoubt, dubiousness, doubtfulness, questionuncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
fortuitousnessThe quality of happening / happening / happening / happening accidentally and by lucky chance
improbability, improbablenessThe quality of being improbable
indefiniteness, indeterminateness, indefinity, indetermination, indeterminacyThe quality of being vague and poorly defined / defined
speculativenessThe quality of being a conclusion or opinion based on supposition and conjecture rather than on fact or investigation
unpredictabilitylacking predictability
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositecertainty, sure thing, foregone conclusionSomething that is certain
Spanishincerteza, incertidumbre, precariedad
Catalanincertesa, precarietat
English > uncertainty: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe state of being unsure of something.
Synonymsdoubt, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousness
Narrowerincredulity, disbelief, skepticism, mental rejectiondoubt about the truth of something
indecision, indecisiveness, irresolutiondoubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action
mental reservation, reservation, arriere penseeAn unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
misgiving, mistrust, distrust, suspiciondoubt about someone's honesty
peradventuredoubt or uncertainty as to whether something is the case
suspenseAn uncertain cognitive state
Broadercognitive state, state of mindThe state of a person's cognitive processes
OppositecertaintyThe state of being certain
Spanishduda, incertidumbre, pregunta
Catalandubte, incertesa, incertitud

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