Definition for UN-CER'TAIN


  1. Not certain; doubtful; not certainly known. It is uncertain who will be the next president.
  2. Doubtful; not having certain knowledge. Man without the protection of a superior Being–is uncertain of every thing that he hopes for. Tillotson.
  3. Not sure in the consequence. Or whistling slings dismiss'd the uncertain stone. Gay.
  4. Not sure; not exact. Soon bent his bow, uncertain in his aim. Dryden.
  5. Unsettled; irregular. Hooker.

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