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English adjective: unsure

1. unsure lacking self-confidence


SamplesStood in the doorway diffident and abashed.
Problems that call for bold not timid responses.
A very unsure young man.


Synonymsdiffident, shy, timid


Attributeconfidence


Antonymsconfident

2. unsure lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance


SamplesUncertain of his convictions.
Unsure of himself and his future.
Moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps.
An uncertain smile.
Touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers.


Synonymsincertain, uncertain


Similarambivalent, doubtful, dubious, groping


Attributeassurance, authority, certainty, confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence, sureness


Antonymssure, certain









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