uncertainty, uncertainness, precariousness(noun)
being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
"the uncertainty of the outcome"; "the precariousness of his income"
doubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousness(noun)
the state of being unsure of something
doubt; the condition of being uncertain or without conviction.
Something uncertain or ambiguous.
A parameter that measures the dispersion of a range of measured values.
the quality or state of being uncertain
that which is uncertain; something unknown
Uncertainty is a term used in subtly different ways in a number of fields, including physics, philosophy, statistics, economics, finance, insurance, psychology, sociology, engineering, and information science. It applies to predictions of future events, to physical measurements that are already made, or to the unknown.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The condition in which reasonable knowledge regarding risks, benefits, or the future is not available.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'uncertainty' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4149
Rank popularity for the word 'uncertainty' in Nouns Frequency: #1514
The numerical value of uncertainty in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of uncertainty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Obviously it creates uncertainty and markets don't like uncertainty.
Obviously, it creates uncertainty and markets don't like uncertainty.
The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty not knowing what comes next.
The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don't let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.
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