incertitude

noun in·cer·ti·tude \ (ˌ)in-ˈsər-tə-ˌtüd , -ˌtyüd \

Definition of incertitude

a : absence of assurance or confidence : doubt
b : the quality or state of being unstable or insecure

Examples of incertitude in a Sentence

  1. a growing incertitude about the honesty of the housekeeper they had just hired

Origin and Etymology of incertitude

Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin incertitudo, from Latin in- + Late Latin certitudo certitude



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