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adverb as in invisibly

adverb as in suspiciously

adverb as in tentatively

adverb as in unreliably

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adverb as in vaguely

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Example Sentences

It is uncertain what the year ahead holds, but it is likely that following the pandemic the “staycation” will become more popular.

As points of contact between mathematics and reality, particles straddle both worlds with an uncertain footing.

In that sense, Cat-Su Sando serves as a test ground for what might come next in an uncertain market.

From Eater

She studied it briefly then looked at me as if uncertain what to do next.

From Fortune

This is great news for yet-private startups that have had to deal with a recession, an uneven and at-times uncertain funding market, an election cycle and other unknowns this year.

And the Ukrainian army, slowly, uncertainly, but ineluctably, is closing in on this besieged ghost-town of a city.

He seemed so at ease with the people there, and they with him, that I asked uncertainly where he came from.

The result was an extra month of uncertainly that impeded an already volatile hiring market.

When her husband died in a suicide, she stumbled uncertainly at first.

“Everybody brags on being the most aggrieved,” the mayor explained as he settled uncertainly onto the edge of the sofa table.

When they reached the house Betty started to knock, then paused uncertainly, her hand uplifted.

Muttering curses, and swaying uncertainly on his feet, Talpers seized his hat and rushed from the house.

The answer seemed to break up the order of his prearranged consolations, and he sat looking at her uncertainly.

Someone thrust her out of the door with others, and she began to step aimlessly, uncertainly, along the broad street.

He assumed the upright posture, and standing uncertainly for a few seconds, fixed his eyes on the prisoner.


On this page you'll find 130 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uncertainly, such as: dubiously, ambiguously, askance, distrustfully, doubtingly, and hesitatingly.

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