Definición de uncertain en inglés:

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uncertain

Pronunciación: /ʌnˈsəːt(ə)n/

adjetivo

1Not able to be relied on; not known or definite: an uncertain future
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They were released on bail following a public outcry but still faced an uncertain future.
  • However, the future still looks uncertain as he has no money for higher education.
  • Now the future is uncertain for the restored Victorian warehouse with floors the size of a football pitch.
Sinónimos
unknown, undetermined, unsettled, unresolved, unsure, pending, in the balance, in limbo, up in the air, debatable, open to question, in doubt;
unpredictable, unforeseeable, incalculable, speculative;
unreliable, untrustworthy, undependable, risky, chancy
informal dicey, hairy, iffy
British informal dodgy
changeable, variable, varying, irregular, fitful, unpredictable, unreliable, unsettled, unstable, erratic, fluctuating
rare changeful, fluctuant
1.1(Of a person) not completely confident or sure of something: I was uncertain how to proceed
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • If people are uncertain as to who they are uniting against, they seem even less sure of what they are standing up for.
  • There were lots of times when people were very uncertain about the situation there.
  • Frances was uncertain how younger students would view her, but soon made her mark.
Sinónimos
unsure, doubtful, dubious, undecided, unresolved, indecisive, irresolute, hesitant, wavering, vacillating, oscillating, equivocating, vague, hazy, unclear, ambivalent, in two minds, on the horns of a dilemma, torn
informal iffy, blowing hot and cold, on the fence
hesitant, hesitating, tentative, halting, faltering, unsure, unconfident, diffident, doubtful

Frases

in no uncertain terms

Clearly and forcefully: she has already refused me, in no uncertain terms
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Grampian Police has a booklet on how to pass its tests in which it spells out the need for police officers to be fit in no uncertain terms.
  • That's how we started, in fact, making speeches laying out what we wanted in no uncertain terms.
  • That has meant telling trade groups and industry lobbies in no uncertain terms not to hire Democrats.

Palabras que riman con uncertain

burton, curtain
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