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Meaning of INCERTITUDE

Pronunciation:  in'surti`tood

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the state of being unsure of something
 

INCERTITUDE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, uncertainty
 
 Antonyms: certainty
 
 See Also: arriere pensee, cognitive state, disbelief, distrust, incredulity, indecision, indecisiveness, irresolution, mental rejection, mental reservation, misgiving, mistrust, reservation, skepticism, state of mind, suspense, suspicion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*cer"ti*tude\, n. [Cf. F. incertitude, LL.
incertitudo, fr. L. incertus. See {Incertain}.]
Uncertainty; doubtfulness; doubt.

      The incertitude and instability of this life.
                                               --Holland.

      He fails . . . from mere incertitude or irresolution.
                                               --I. Taylor.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: capriciousness, chance, chanciness, changeableness, erraticism, erraticness, fickleness, hesitancy, hesitation, incalculability, indecision, indecisiveness, indemonstrability, indeterminacy, indetermination, indeterminism, irresolution, luck, randomness, suspense, suspensefulness, unaccountability, uncertainness, uncertainty, uncertainty principle, undecidedness, undeterminedness, unforeseeableness, unpredictability, unprovability, unsureness, unverifiability, vacillation, whimsicality
 

 

 

 

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