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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diffident, shy, timid, unsureadjective

    lacking self-confidence

    "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"

  2. uncertain, unsure, incertainadjective

    lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance

    "uncertain of his convictions"; "unsure of himself and his future"; "moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps"; "an uncertain smile"; "touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers"

Wiktionary

  1. unsureadjective

    uncertain of the facts

  2. unsureadjective

    unstable or precarious

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unsure

    un-shōōr′, adj. not sure.—adj. Unsured′, not made sure.—adv. Unsure′ly.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unsure in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unsure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of unsure in a Sentence

  1. Ben Cardin:

    Too frequently, the suffering families of hostages were left in the dark, unsure who in government was working exclusively to ensure the safe return home of their loved ones.

  2. Tim McGraw:

    It was exactly my process, basically, I am an unsure, self-conscious, shy person. That is how I started — even when I was in college —before I would get on stage, I would start drinking. I would start drinking to stop shaking.

  3. Sheriff Sharon Wehrly:

    During that call, the reporting parties informed the Nye County Sheriff’s Office dispatch the male had been using cocaine, they confirmed his usage on Saturday but were unsure if it had continued.

  4. Marine Col. Andrew Milburn:

    As a military professional, our duty isn't simply to follow orders, there is a point where if we see something that is happening catastrophic to the institution, then doesn't our oath to the Constitution obligate us to take action ? Yet McKenzie didn't act on a top The Taliban leader's suggestion the U.S. take responsibility for security over all of Kabul during the evacuation, the four-star general testified during a Sept. 29 House Armed Services Committee hearing. He said he was unsure if that offer was presented to Biden.

  5. John Cornyn:

    The weeks, months and years of silence about a loved-one's well-being are unbearable, and we need to do more to help those here in the U.S. waiting for answers and to ensure some unity of effort by the Federal Government, too frequently, the suffering families of hostages were left in the dark, unsure who in government was working exclusively to ensure the safe return home of their loved ones.

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