uncertainty, uncertainness, precariousnessnoun
being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
"the uncertainty of the outcome"; "the precariousness of his income"
doubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousnessnoun
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.
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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
The area between Grantham and Boston was a zone of intense conflict between the Parliamentarians and the Royalists in the early years of the war, so we can think of the Ewerby hoard as being from the ‘front-line,’ the hoard tells us about the uncertainty and fear that must have been felt at the time, but quite why it was buried – and by whom – is impossible to say.
If the summit is canceled, China is the one that faces great increase of uncertainty.
As the impact from the referendum result sets in, and already elevated levels of uncertainty spiral higher as the UK's post-exit relationship with the EU and the rest of the world remains unclear in the near term, confidence levels are likely to fall further.
We can argue that it is the uncertainty of the last 7-8 years that will make it very difficult to get that expansion, the industry is very fragile... It needs a period of stability to meet that expansion.
There is a lot of uncertainty, companies have cash to spend but are not in the mood to do so, and consumers are not feeling confident either.
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