uncertainty

Definitions of uncertainty

Noun

the state of being uncertain.

times of uncertainty and danger

Synonyms:

unpredictability unreliability riskiness chanciness precariousness changeability variability inconstancy fickleness caprice doubt lack of certainty indecision irresolution hesitancy unsureness doubtfulness wavering vacillation equivocation vagueness haziness ambivalence lack of conviction disquiet wariness chariness leeriness skepticism queries questions dubiety hesitancy hesitation tentativeness unsureness lack of confidence diffidence doubtfulness doubt

Examples of uncertainty

In this case there was uncertainty about how loved ones had died, and horrific images and stories in the media.

Synonyms of uncertainty

Noun

unpredictability doubt hesitancy precariousness

1 Corinthians 9:26

Therefore I run in such a way, as not without aim; I box in such a way, as not beating the air;

1 Timothy 6:17

Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.

1 Corinthians 14:8

For if the bugle produces an indistinct sound, who will prepare himself for battle?

2 Peter 3:16

as also in all his letters, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to understand, which the untaught and unstable distort, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures, to their own destruction.

Isaiah 29:9

Be delayed and wait, Blind yourselves and be blind; They become drunk, but not with wine, They stagger, but not with strong drink.

Proverbs 11:28

He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf.

James 4:13

Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit."

2 Corinthians 3:16

but whenever a person turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away.

James 3:17

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.

Jeremiah 50:32

"The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set fire to his cities And it will devour all his environs."

1 Thessalonians 3:5

For this reason, when I could endure it no longer, I also sent to find out about your faith, for fear that the tempter might have tempted you, and our labor would be in vain.

Numbers 9:17

Whenever the cloud was lifted from over the tent, afterward the sons of Israel would then set out; and in the place where the cloud settled down, there the sons of Israel would camp.

John 13:22

The disciples began looking at one another, at a loss to know of which one He was speaking.

Zephaniah 3:19

"Behold, I am going to deal at that time With all your oppressors, I will save the lame And gather the outcast, And I will turn their shame into praise and renown In all the earth.

Proverbs 5:6

She does not ponder the path of life; Her ways are unstable, she does not know it.

Acts 2:14

But Peter, taking his stand with the eleven, raised his voice and declared to them: "Men of Judea and all you who live in Jerusalem, let this be known to you and give heed to my words.

James 1:8

being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Isaiah 19:14

The LORD has mixed within her a spirit of distortion; They have led Egypt astray in all that it does, As a drunken man staggers in his vomit.

1 Timothy 6:18

Instruct them to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share,

Ecclesiastes 2:24

There is nothing better for a man than to eat and drink and tell himself that his labor is good This also I have seen that it is from the hand of God.

2 Thessalonians 2:1

Now we request you, brethren, with regard to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to Him,

Proverbs 1:26

I will also laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your dread comes,

Psalm 62:10

Do not trust in oppression And do not vainly hope in robbery; If riches increase, do not set your heart upon them.

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For who knows what is good for a man during his lifetime, during the few years of his futile life? He will spend them like a shadow. For who can tell a man what will be after him under the sun?

Luke 12:16

And He told them a parable, saying, "The land of a rich man was very productive.

Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

1 Timothy 6:16

who alone possesses immortality and dwells in unapproachable light, whom no man has seen or can see To Him be honor and eternal dominion! Amen.

James 4:14

Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.

Jeremiah 15:18

Why has my pain been perpetual And my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will You indeed be to me like a deceptive stream With water that is unreliable?