Definition of uncertain
- an uncertain claim
- remains uncertain about her plans
- a fire of uncertain origin
- his success was uncertain
- an uncertain ally
The time of departure is still uncertain.
We are still uncertain of the truth.
She remains uncertain about her plans.
I'm uncertain about how to respond.
The cause of the fire is uncertain.
He has an uncertain temper.
They face a financially uncertain future.
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capricious, changeable, changeful, fickle, flickery, fluctuating, fluid, inconsistent, inconstant, mercurial, mutable, skittish, temperamental, unpredictable, unsettled, unstable, unsteady, variable, volatile;
up in the air;
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