Uncertainty meaning

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Something uncertain.

The uncertainties of modern life.

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Uncertainty is defined as doubt.

When you feel as if you are not sure if you want to take a new job or not, this is an example of uncertainty.

When the economy is going bad and causing everyone to worry about what will happen next, this is an example of an uncertainty.

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(uncountable, mathematics) A parameter that measures the dispersion of a range of measured values.
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(uncountable) Doubt; the condition of being uncertain or without conviction.
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(countable) Something uncertain or ambiguous.
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The estimated amount or percentage by which an estimated or calculated value may differ from the true value.
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Lack of certainty; doubt.
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Something uncertain.
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The condition of being uncertain; doubt.
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Origin of uncertainty