Also found in: Thesaurus.
2. Absence of confidence; doubt.
3. Insecurity or instability.
1. uncertainty; doubt
2. a state of mental or emotional insecurity
in•cer•ti•tude(ɪnˈsɜr tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud)
1. uncertainty; doubtfulness.
2. instability; insecurity.
[1595–1605; < Late Latin]
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||incertitude - the state of being unsure of something|
arriere pensee, mental reservation, reservation - an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
indecision, indecisiveness, irresolution - doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action; "his indecision was only momentary but the opportunity was lost"
peradventure - doubt or uncertainty as to whether something is the case; "this proves beyond peradventure that he is innocent"
suspense - an uncertain cognitive state; "the matter remained in suspense for several years"