unsure Definition

not feeling certain about something; having doubts.

Using unsure: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "unsure" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I'm unsure if I can make it to the meeting tomorrow.

  • Example

    She was unsure of what to do next.

  • Example

    He felt unsure about his decision.

  • Example

    The company is still unsure about its future plans.

unsure Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with unsure

  • lacking confidence in oneself; not feeling sure of one's abilities or decisions


    She was unsure of herself during the presentation.

  • not having enough information or knowledge about something to feel confident in making a decision or forming an opinion


    I'm unsure of the best approach to take in this situation.

  • feeling uncertain or hesitant about something


    He was unsure about whether to accept the job offer.


Summary: unsure in Brief

The term 'unsure' [ˌʌnˈʃʊə(r)] refers to a lack of certainty or confidence in something, often accompanied by doubt or hesitation. It can be used to describe a person's feelings or a situation, as in 'She was unsure of what to do next.' 'Unsure' extends into phrases like 'unsure of oneself,' denoting a lack of confidence, and 'unsure of/about something,' indicating uncertainty or hesitation.

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