What does Uncertainty mean?

Definitions for Uncertaintyʌnˈsɜr tn ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Uncertainty.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. uncertainty, uncertainness, precariousness(noun)

    being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance

    "the uncertainty of the outcome"; "the precariousness of his income"

  2. doubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousness(noun)

    the state of being unsure of something


  1. uncertainty(Noun)

    doubt; the condition of being uncertain or without conviction.

  2. uncertainty(Noun)

    Something uncertain or ambiguous.

  3. uncertainty(Noun)

    A parameter that measures the dispersion of a range of measured values.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncertainty(noun)

    the quality or state of being uncertain

  2. Uncertainty(noun)

    that which is uncertain; something unknown


  1. Uncertainty

    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

  1. Uncertainty

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

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Uncertainty' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4149

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Uncertainty' in Nouns Frequency: #1514


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Uncertainty in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Uncertainty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Frank Nocera:

    There's still some uncertainty.

  2. Joseph Aucoin:

    It's a destabilizing uncertainty.

  3. Bryden Teich:

    Uncertainty is never good for markets.

  4. Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly:

    That uncertainty I think is unsettling.

  5. Peter Costa:

    Federal Reserve's a lot of uncertainty.

Images & Illustrations of Uncertainty

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