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UNCERTAINNESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does uncertainness mean? 

UNCERTAINNESS (noun)
  The noun UNCERTAINNESS has 1 sense:

1. being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance

  Familiarity information: UNCERTAINNESS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNCERTAINNESS (noun)


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Meaning:

Being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

uncertainness; uncertainty; precariousness

Context examples:

the uncertainty of the outcome / the precariousness of his income

Hypernyms ("uncertainness" is a kind of...):

quality (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "uncertainness"):

doubt; doubtfulness; dubiousness; question (uncertainty about the truth or factuality of existence of something)

indefiniteness; indefinity; indeterminacy; indeterminateness; indetermination (the quality of being vague and poorly defined)

unpredictability (lacking predictability)

improbability; improbableness (the quality of being improbable)

fortuitousness (the quality of happening accidentally and by lucky chance)

speculativeness (the quality of being a conclusion or opinion based on supposition and conjecture rather than on fact or investigation)


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