incertitude

[ in-sur-ti-tood, -tyood ]
/ ɪnˈsɜr tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud /

noun

uncertainty or doubtfulness.
instability or insecurity: The incertitude of his position in life caused him to postpone marriage.

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Origin of incertitude

From the Late Latin word incertitūdō, dating back to 1595–1605. See in-3, certitude
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British Dictionary definitions for incertitude

incertitude
/ (ɪnˈsɜːtɪˌtjuːd) /

noun

uncertainty; doubt
a state of mental or emotional insecurity
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