synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of uncertainty in English

English Online Dictionary. What means uncertainty‎? What does uncertainty mean?

From Middle English uncerteynte; equivalent to un- +‎ certainty or uncertain +‎ -ty.

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ʌnˈsɜːtənti/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ʌnˈsɝtənti/

uncertainty (countable and uncountable, plural uncertainties)

  1. (uncountable) Doubt; the condition of being uncertain or without conviction.
  2. (countable) Something uncertain or ambiguous.
  3. (uncountable, mathematics) A parameter that measures the dispersion of a range of measured values.
  • uncertainness
  • certainty
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