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un·sure

 (ŭn-sho͝or′, -shûr′)
adj.
1. Lacking confidence.
2. Uncertain of the facts.
3. Precarious; unstable; unreliable.

un·sure′ly adv.

unsure

(ʌnˈʃʊə)
adj
1. lacking assurance or self-confidence
2. (usually postpositive) without sure knowledge; uncertain: unsure of her agreement.
3. precarious; insecure
4. not certain or reliable
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsure - lacking self-confidenceunsure - lacking self-confidence; "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"
2.unsure - lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assuranceunsure - 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"
sure, certain - having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured; "felt certain of success"; "was sure (or certain) she had seen it"; "was very sure in his beliefs"; "sure of her friends"

unsure

adjective
1. lacking in confidence, hesitant, apprehensive, insecure, unconfident, unassured, lacking assurance hesitant unsure performances from all the orchestra
lacking in confidence sure, confident, assured

unsure

adjective
2. Marked by lack of firm decision or commitment; of questionable outcome:
4. Experiencing doubt:
Idiom: in doubt.
Translations
nejistý
usikker
epävarma
nesiguran
確信のない
불확실한
ne prepričannegotov
osäker
ไม่แน่ใจ
thiếu tự tin

unsure

[ˈʌnˈʃʊəʳ] ADJ
1. (= doubtful, undecided)
to be unsure about/of sthno estar seguro de algo
he seemed very unsure about itno parecía estar muy seguro de ello
she looked at him, unsure of his reactionlo miró, sin estar segura de su reacción
he was unsure of his welcomeno estaba seguro de la bienvenida que recibiría
I was unsure what to expectno estaba segura de qué esperar
he was unsure whether he would be able to do itno estaba seguro de si sería capaz de hacerlo
2. (= lacking confidence) → inseguro, poco seguro
she seemed nervous and unsureparecía nerviosa e insegura, parecía nerviosa y poco segura
to be unsure of o.sno estar seguro de uno mismo, no tener confianza en sí mismo
3. (= unreliable) [situation, economic climate] → poco seguro; [loyalty, commitment] → poco fiable

unsure

[ʌnˈʃʊər] adj
(= not confident) → pas sûr(e)
to be unsure of o.s. → ne pas être sûr(e) de soi
(= not certain) → pas sûr(e), incertain(e)
to be unsure about sth → ne pas être sûr(e) de qch

unsure

adj personunsicher; (= unreliable) method alsounzuverlässig; to be unsure of oneselfunsicher sein; to be unsure (of something)sich (dat) (→ einer Sache gen) → nicht sicher sein; I’m unsure of himich bin mir bei ihm nicht sicher; I am unsure of my welcomeich bin nicht sicher, ob ich willkommen bin

unsure

[ʌnˈʃʊəʳ] adj unsure of, unsure aboutincerto/a su
to be unsure of o.s. → essere un/a insicuro/a

unsure

غَيْرُ مُتَأَكِّد nejistý usikker unsicher αβέβαιος inseguro epävarma incertain nesiguran insicuro 確信のない 불확실한 onzeker usikker niepewny incerto неуверенный osäker ไม่แน่ใจ emin olmayan thiếu tự tin 不确定的
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