HyperDic: precariousness

English > 2 senses of the word precariousness:
NOUNattributeprecariousnessextreme / extreme dangerousness
attributeprecariousness, uncertainty, uncertainnessbeing unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
English > precariousness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningextreme / extreme dangerousness.
BroaderdangerousnessThe quality of not being safe
Adjectivesprecariousfraught with danger
English > precariousness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningunsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance.
Example "the precariousness of his income"
Synonymsuncertainty, uncertainness
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
Adjectivesprecariousnot secure
precariousaffording no ease or reassurance

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