noun, plural un·cer·tain·ties for 2.
- uncertainty principle,
- uncertificated share,
Origin of uncertainty
Examples from the Web for uncertainty
New York blinks in the face of uncertainty and bans hydraulic fracturing.
But for me, this admittance of uncertainty and doubts grounds Serial in reality.Adnan Killed Her! No, Jay Did It! Serial’s Uncertain, True-to-Reality End|Emily Shire|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His Canon camera dangled by his side and the feeling of uncertainty over what he could now report punctuated everything he said.
Kundera sees fiction as a realm of many partial truths, its only certainty “the wisdom of uncertainty.”
If the certainty of the wisdom of uncertainty is itself uncertain, the force of the definition crumbles by logical standards.
The person stopped where the road branched off, as if in uncertainty which to take.Hurricane Hurry|W.H.G. Kingston
The one, rich and full though accompanied perhaps by pain and even denial at times; the other fraught with uncertainty.When Dreams Come True|Ritter Brown
This uncertainty seems to indicate a certain superficiality in the ordinary empirical way of looking at evolution.On the Ethics of Naturalism|William Ritchie Sorley
This uncertainty made a most feverish moment on board the Proserpine, as she came up fast toward the headland.The Wing-and-Wing|J. Fenimore Cooper
The mere admission of such changes may suffice to indicate the doubt and uncertainty which attend enquiries of this nature.Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I.|Sir James George Frazer