unsure

341 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ʌnʃˈʊ͡ə], [ʌnʃˈʊ‍ə], [ʌ_n_ʃ_ˈʊə]
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Synonyms for Unsure:

disbelieving (adjective)

cynical, disbelieving, distrusting, doubting, skeptical, uncertain, wary.

irresolute (adjective)

ambivalent, capricious, changeable, dillydallying, double-minded, erratic, fickle, flitting, fly-by-night, halfhearted, hesitant, impulsive, inconsistent, indecisive, infirm, insipid, irresolute, irresponsible, shifty, shilly-shally, shrinking, shy, spineless, tentative, undecided, undependable, unresolved, unwilling, vacillating, volatile, watery, weak, yellow.

uncertain (adjective)

arguable, confused, contestable, controversial, debatable, deniable, disputable, insecure, moot, mysterious, precarious, questionable, unconvinced, vague.

Other synonyms and related words:

Damoclean, Doubtable, Indemonstrable, Jocular parlous, Trustless, Unapt, a-tremble, adrift, affected, afraid, agnostic, aleatory, ambiguous, anxious, apprehensive, arbitrary, at issue, at loose ends, at sea, awkward, be uncertain, betwixt and between, bewildered, blankminded, borderline, callow, casual, cautious, certain, chance, chancey, chancy, change, changeful, changing, chary, clear, close, clouded, conjectural, contemptibly timid, coy, critical, dangerous, delicate, desultory, dicey, dickey, difficult, diffident, discomfited, disconcerted, disloyal, disorientated, disoriented, distressed, distrustful, disturbed, dodgy, doubtful, dubious, dubitable, dumb, edgy, embarrassed, empty, empty-headed, equivocal, faint, faint-hearted, fainthearted, faithless, faltering, fanciful, fearful, fidgety, fishy, fitful, flighty, flimsy, fluctuant, frightening, frivolous, gauche, giddy, green, groping, hair-raising, hairbreadth, hairy, half-hearted, haphazard, hazardous, hazy, hesitating, hinky, hit-or-miss, iffy, ignorant, ill, ill at ease, impeach, in a fog, in a quandary, in dispute, in doubt, in question, in the balance, inane, incalculable, incertain, inconclusive, inconstant, incredulous, indefinite, indeterminate, inexperienced, infirm of purpose, innocent, insubstantial, intangible, irregular, jittery, jumpy, know-nothing, lacking, lacking confidence, leery, lost, mercurial, mind, mistrustful, modest, moody, mutable, naive, nerve-racking, nerve-wracking, nervous, nescient, not certain, not confident, not inevitable, not to be relied upon, not to be trusted, obscure, occasional, off the beam, on edge, on the fence, open, open to question, out of it, palpitating, pending, perilous, polemic, polemical, polysemous, problematic, problematical, provisional, quaking, quavering, questioning, quivering, random, rarely vacillant, raw, reserved, retiring, rickety, risky, rocky, rootless, sceptical, self-conscious, self-effacing, sensitive, serendipitous, shady, shaking, shaky, sheepish, shifting, shilly-shallying, shivering, shuddering, simple, slippery, snobbish, speculative, sporadic, strange to, strong, susceptible, suspect, suspicious, teetering, temporary, terrifying, ticklish, timid, timorous, torn, tottering, tottery, touch-and-go, touchy, treacherous, trembling, tremulous, tricky, troubled, unaccountable, unacquainted, unacquainted with, unanswered, unapprized, unascertainable, unassured, unbelieving, unclear, uncomfortable, uncomprehending, unconfident, unconfirmable, unconfirmed, unconversant, undeterminable, undetermined, undivinable, uneasy, unenlightened, unfaithful, unfaithworthy, unfamiliar, unforeseeable, unhealthy, unilluminated, uninformed, uninitiated, unintelligent, unknowing, unnerved, unpersuaded, unposted, unpredictable, unprovable, unreliable, unripe, unsafe, unsealed, unselfassured, unselfconfident, unselfreliant, unsettled, unsolid, unsolved, unsound, unspecified, unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsubstantial, unsystematic, untrusting, untrustworthy, untrusty, unverifiable, unversed, up for grabs, up in the air, vacillant, vacillate, vacillating vacillant, vacillatory, vacuous, variable, vulnerable, wavering, whimsical, wimpy, wishy-washy, wobbling, wobbly, worried.

Rhymes for Unsure:

  1. mature, inure, procure, obscure, secure, boor, muir, moore, insure, cure, ruhr, endure, demure, pure, moor, ensure, detour, manure, sure, lure, poor, impure, tour;
  2. brochure, assure, allure;
  3. reassure, premature, immature;
  4. entrepreneur;

Quotes for Unsure:

  1. Sharpe is my favorite role of all that I've played. He's a very complex character. He knows that he's a good soldier, but he will always have to fight the prejudice of aristocratic officers because of his rough working -class upbringing. On the battlefield, he's full of confidence- but off it, he is unsure a bit shy and ill at ease. Sean Bean.
  2. I wanted readers to be genuinely unsure as to whether she's telling the truth or lying. It meant making her partly sympathetic, and partly unsympathetic, which wasn't easy. Lee Child.
  3. Many a person who started out to conquer the world in shining army has ended up just getting along. The horse got tired, the army rusty. The goal was removed and unsure Robert A. Cook.