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1. uncertainly

adverb. ['ənˈsɝːtənli'] in an unsteady manner.

Synonyms

  • falteringly

Antonyms

  • steady

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • uncertain (English)
  • certain (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Uncertainly

  • benignly
  • brazenly
  • certainly
  • clandestinely
  • cleanly
  • commonly
  • conely
  • conly
  • connely
  • danly
  • divinely
  • evenly
  • finely
  • friendly
  • gentlemanly
  • gentlemanly
  • genuinely
  • genuinely
  • greenly
  • hanly

Example sentences of the word uncertainly


1. Adjective
Coping with uncertainly is part of every business owner’s job description.

2. Adverb
Exaggerated inflections are used in speech and theater to express suspense, fear or uncertainly.

Quotes containing the word uncertainly


1. Name the different kinds of people,’ said Miss Lupescu. ‘Now.’Bod thought for a moment. ‘The living,’ he said. ‘Er. The dead.’ He stopped. Then, ‘... Cats?’ he offered, uncertainly.
- Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

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