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synonyms for unassured

  • prim
  • reticent
  • timid
  • unassuming
  • backward
  • bashful
  • blushing
  • close
  • coy
  • decorous
  • diffident
  • earnest
  • humble
  • modest
  • nice
  • prissy
  • proper
  • prudish
  • retiring
  • sedate
  • serious
  • shy
  • silent
  • skittish
  • sober
  • solemn
  • staid
  • strait-laced
  • unassertive
  • bashful
  • demure
  • meek
  • self-conscious
  • self-effacing
  • sheepish
  • timid
  • unassuming
  • shy
  • unsure
  • backward
  • chary
  • constrained
  • coy
  • distrustful
  • doubtful
  • dubious
  • humble
  • insecure
  • modest
  • mousy
  • rabbity
  • reluctant
  • reserved
  • retiring
  • shrinking
  • suspicious
  • timorous
  • unassertive
  • unobtrusive
  • unpoised
  • withdrawn
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antonyms for unassured

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  • bold
  • brave
  • aggressive
  • extroverted
  • outgoing
  • shameless
  • strong
  • aboveboard
  • believable
  • certain
  • clear
  • definite
  • determined
  • honest
  • likely
  • probable
  • secure
  • sure
  • trustworthy
  • undoubted
  • unquestionable
  • doubtless
  • positive
  • reliable
  • trusty
  • unambiguous
  • undoubtful
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How to use unassured in a sentence

If she were worth her salt she would have too much pride to be intimate with a youth in your unassured position, to say no worse.
TWO ON A TOWERTHOMAS HARDY
It recalled to her the ways of his pathetic youth, his youth that obscurity made wild and shy and unassured.
THE DIVINE FIREMAY SINCLAIR
But the four infants who were left would be burden enough for the mother in her unassured and unprotected state.
ROYAL EDINBURGHMARGARET OLIPHANT
The first act, however, afforded her so little scope for acting, that she left the stage unassured of her own success.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 4, NO. 23, SEPTEMBER, 1859VARIOUS
The sun still shone in heaven, and still Edward's conquest was unassured.
THE LAST OF THE BARONS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Failure was instinct in her, in her faded colouring and eager, unassured manner.
REGIMENT OF WOMENCLEMENCE DANE
I felt unassured in regard to my condition, and was half disposed to believe that I was still asleep and imagining horrors!
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND VOLUME 21ALEXANDER LEIGHTON
“He could steal our type and other things, and sell them,” grumbled Ned, still unassured.
THE BLUE BIRDS' WINTER NESTLILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY
When the answer came, it was strangely deprecatory, uncertain, unassured.
VERARICHARD HARDING DAVIS
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WORDS RELATED TO UNASSURED

  • backward
  • bashful
  • blushing
  • close
  • coy
  • decorous
  • diffident
  • earnest
  • humble
  • modest
  • nice
  • prim
  • prissy
  • proper
  • prudish
  • reticent
  • retiring
  • sedate
  • serious
  • shy
  • silent
  • skittish
  • sober
  • solemn
  • staid
  • strait-laced
  • timid
  • unassertive
  • unassuming
  • unassured
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.