One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the uncertainty of the future’
unpredictability, unreliability, riskiness, chanciness, precariousness, unsureness
changeability, changeableness, variability, inconstancy, fitfulness, fickleness
2‘uncertainty about the future is always bad for morale’
unsureness, lack of certainty, indecision, irresolution, hesitancy, doubt, doubtfulness, wavering, vacillation, equivocation, vagueness, ambivalence, lack of conviction, disquiet, disquietude, wariness, chariness, scepticism
rare dubiety, incertitude
3‘she pushed the anxious uncertainties out of her mind’
doubt, qualm, misgiving, apprehension, quandary, dilemma, reservation, niggle, scruple, second thought, query, question, question mark, suspicion
4‘there was uncertainty in his voice’
hesitancy, tentativeness, unsureness, lack of confidence, diffidence, doubtfulness, doubt
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