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.
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The condition in which reasonable knowledge regarding risks, benefits, or the future is not available.
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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
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