uncertainty, uncertainness, precariousness(noun)
being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
"the uncertainty of the outcome"; "the precariousness of his income"
doubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousness(noun)
the state of being unsure of something
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Doubt is a lack of conviction that may refer either to matters of belief or to matters of practise. As regards belief, while doubt is lack of conviction, disbelief is conviction, to the contrary; unbelief refers to a settled state of mind, generally accompanied with opposition of heart. Perplexity is active and painful; doubt may be quiescent. Perplexity presses toward a solution; doubt may be content to linger unresolved. Any improbable statement awakens incredulity. In theological usage unbelief and skepticism have a condemnatory force, as implying wilful rejection of manifest truth. As regards practical matters, uncertainty applies to the unknown or undecided; doubt implies some negative evidence. Suspense regards the future, and is eager and anxious; uncertainty may relate to any period, and be quite indifferent. Misgiving is ordinarily in regard to the outcome of something already done or decided; hesitation, indecision, and irresolution have reference to something that remains to be decided or done, and are due oftener to infirmity of will than to lack of knowledge. Distrust and suspicion apply especially to the motives, character, etc., of others, and are more decidedly adverse than doubt. Scruple relates to matters of conscience and duty.
grammar in clarifications are rather ambiguous
i'm not quiet convinced of his explanations, i'm not sure of his intentionsSubmitted by greenwriter60 on March 24, 2019
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Given that there is still uncertainty about the health risks associated with glyphosate, the SPD-led ministries will not agree to the approval of glyphosate.
The 'leave' outcome has introduced substantial uncertainty that likely would dampen U.S. growth by delaying and or reducing business investment and consumption expenditures.
It's a really tough policy call, not only do domestic indicators conflict with external ones, but the Fed itself has only a partial handle on the economy - and inevitably so. This is a time of significant policy uncertainty, particularly given that what's on the table is a policy regime change - namely the first interest rate hike in over nine years.
The risk off trade was clearly visible in last week's fund flows, uncertainty of trade protection is becoming a growing concern for investors as the U.S.-China trade war heats up.
If there is great uncertainty in major parts of the world.
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