Related formsun·cer·tain·ly, adverbun·cer·tain·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for uncertain
In war, he wrote, “everything is uncertain … all military action is intertwined with psychological forces and effects.”
“The jailer had a high-school-age daughter and was uncertain how to help her get in college,” writes Ferris.
Meanwhile, ISIS is on the march, and President Obama strikes an uncertain pose.Iowa Frontrunner Mike Huckabee Talks to The Daily Beast|Lloyd Green|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even “destroyed” becomes an uncertain term when applied to these sort of digital files.Your Arrest Video Is Going Online. Who Will See It?|Jacob Siegel|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whether this three-day system is a harbinger of seasonal weather changes is uncertain.
It was here Harvey first met the squid, who is one of the best cod-baits, but uncertain in his moods."Captains Courageous"|Rudyard Kipling
It is uncertain what the Naxian whetstone was, but it was considered the best variety of whetstone.Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times|John Stewart Milne
Before he could take a third, Blondel gasped, and made an uncertain movement with his hand, as if he would reassure him.The Long Night|Stanley Weyman
"There've been so many burglaries lately—" She ceased, uncertain of her voice.The Price of Love|Arnold Bennett
She is fingering it in an uncertain, frightened way when the servant returns.Dramatic Technique|George Pierce Baker
British Dictionary definitions for uncertain
Derived Formsuncertainly, adverbuncertainness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with uncertain
see in no uncertain terms.