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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. diffident, shy, timid, unsureadjective

    lacking self-confidence

    "stood in the doorway diffident and abashed"; "problems that call for bold not timid responses"; "a very unsure young man"

    diffident, faint, shy(p), fainthearted, faint-hearted, timid, uncertain, shy, incertain

    certain(p), sure, positive(p), convinced(p), confident(p)

  2. uncertain, unsure, incertainadjective

    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"

    changeable, diffident, timid, uncertain, shy, unsealed, unsettled, incertain

    convinced(p), positive(p), sure, certain(p), confident(p)

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. anticipating

    Submitted by miagdarling on May 20, 2021  
  2. cautious

    i would be cautious about walking there after dark.

    Submitted by Soulwriter on June 13, 2021  

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "unsure":

    uncertain, insecure, unsafe, undecided

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  1. J. R. R. Tolkien, The Two Towers:

    The world changes, and all that once was strong now proves unsure.

  2. Navy SEAL Ashley Nefzger:

    That's a weight lifted not only off of my shoulders, but off of so many transgender individuals that are serving right now, but also all of those who are not open and who are still unsure if they want to come out or unsure of themselves, that's allowing everybody to continue to be themselves without having to worry of any adverse effects from their command or being pushed out. And it allows them to serve with freedom in order to do their job.

  3. Jeff Hawke:

    The suspect is not from Grand Haven, we're unsure, unclear on whether he is acting alone or not. The investigation is rapidly expanding into other areas of Michigan. No indication of a motive at this time. That part of the investigation is still ongoing.

  4. Luo Shengzhang:

    Many people have noticed that Chinese buyers have been very noncommittal in term negotiations this year, the reason is because there is too much uncertainty about 2015 demand since many of our downstream buyers are unsure whether they will get the same amount of bank credit next year.

  5. Bette Davis:

    I was thought to be 'stuck up.' I wasn't. I was just sure of myself. This is and always has been an unforgivable quality to the unsure.

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