Adjective "Unsure" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ʌnˈʃʊə/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Not feeling, showing, or done with confidence and certainty.
  1. with clause 'she was unsure how to reply'
  2. 'At one time or another, every starter has seemed hesitant and unsure of either the snap count or his assignment.'
  3. 'The manager hesitated, unsure of whether or not he should tell her of the commando unit that had taken his staff room.'
  4. 'Your confidence is gone, because you are unsure of who you are now and how to be with others.'
  5. 'AT THE end, he walked to the side of the pitch and hesitated, unsure of what to do in the moment.'
  6. 'The inferences made by the psychologists in your report suggest she is insecure or unsure of herself which is why she overreacts so much.'
  7. 'It is a common error for such instructions to be omitted and for respondents either to be unsure about how to reply or to make inappropriate selections.'
  8. 'He had lost his confidence on the course and a horse who is unsure of himself is certainly not ready for an Olympic Games.'
  9. 'People with bulimia are often unsure of themselves, lack confidence in their abilities or suffer from depression.'
  10. 'Marines engaging in their first combative exercise were often timid and unsure of themselves.'
  11. 'Now the city seems hesitant and confused and unsure of itself.'
  12. 'It is just that the opening date was unsure.'

Definitions

1. free from doubt as to the reliability, character, action, etc., of something: to be sure of one's data.

2. confident, as of something expected: sure of success.

3. convinced, fully persuaded, or positive: to be sure of a person's guilt.

4. assured or certain beyond question: a sure victory.

5. worthy of confidence; reliable; stable: a sure messenger.

6. unfailing; never disappointing expectations: a sure cure.

7. unerring; never missing, slip

More examples(as adjective)

"players can be unsure of things."

"people can be unsure of things."

"people can be unsure of himselfs."

"people can be unsure about things."

"investors can be unsure reflect shares."

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Origin

(sure)