What does the word uncertainty mean?

Usage examples for uncertainty

  1. But he had set his mind on comfort and pleasure, and the value of these things is raised, not lowered, by danger and uncertainty. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. We had another day of anxiety and uncertainty as to when we should really start, as the camels were not collected till late. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  3. The two Chouans waited a moment in much uncertainty, unable to decide this case of conscience. – The Chouans by Honore de Balzac