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of uncertain outcome

subject to accident or chance or change

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With the thought of the chanciness, of the accidence of the fall.
In an inspired moment, "Sripathi thought about the chanciness of existence, the beauty and the hope and the loss that always accompanied life, and felt a boulder slowly roll off his heart.
She applies to the relationship a quotation from The Heat of the Day: "The very temper of pleasures lay in their chanciness .
Besides becoming acutely aware of the chanciness and contingency of journalism, someone in the source game learns the media practice their own form of incest.
As memories begin a bit to coalesce, their emotions become more needy: pressing forward to self-exhibition and the chanciness of performance.
Thus gambling is not merely a card game in The Passion, but also a metaphor for how one deals with the chanciness of love and desire.
Herzen's reflections in From the Other Shore on the chanciness of evolutionary processes appeared in print a decade in advance of On the Origin of Species.
There ave plenty of sea urchins along our rocky shores, but the chanciness of external fertilization in a turbulent environment suggests that only a small number of them contribute to the next generation.
The chanciness of benefits arising from currency becomes even more apparent when we look at it from another angle.
They contain neither the chanciness of live performance nor the privilege of the audience to determine how it will appreciate the work: Not only are all the images selected for you but also what order you'll see them in and for how long.
Without announcing it directly, Baker showed that his family's misfortune in the Depression permanently altered his view of the chanciness of life.
Thus, observed egg size is a balance between the chanciness of larval survival enhanced by the production of a larger number of eggs and the genetically predisposed, but environmentally modulated, individual probability of larval survival that is a function of egg size, with environment determining the optimal size.