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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

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

Editors Contribution

  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 database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unsure":

    uncertain, insecure, unsafe, undecided

How to pronounce unsure?

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US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use unsure in a sentence?

  1. Professor Mark Kenny:

    In 2008, then prime minister Kevin Rudd managed to convince Australians that even if they could not understand the scale and duration of the financial meltdown, their government did. Mr Morrison on the other hand, seems unsure and has failed to inspire confidence.

  2. Ababacar Badiane:

    Some parents have come to the school and been unsure it was the right move for their disabled children. Before the training, we might have agreed and sent them home, but now the teachers have the right tools and tell the parents :' We will take care of them, we know how to do so'.

  3. Matt Eledge:

    Whatever happens, I love Nebraska and I love my job. I love working here, i want to do the right thing, but I don't want to say anything that would hurt my job or anybody I care about. I'm scared and unsure and fearful. I'm just trying to finish out the year at this point.

  4. 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.

  5. Jacqueline Choi:

    I had second thoughts about running it, as well as third and fourth and fifth thoughts, not only was I unsure whether my body would heal quickly enough from an unplanned C-section, butI was also worried that training and racing would diminish my already-meager milk supply. Fortunately, I was able to pump around the clock for a couple of months to trick my body into making more milk, and I actually had an amazing oversupply by the time I needed to race.

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