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Synonyms for unsureness

the quality or condition of being erratic and undependable

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Dragons player-manager Morrell was naturally delighted with the points, but admitted there was an unsureness about his side this campaign after they amassed an amazing 98 points last season and still failed to reach the Football League.
We have developed a solution that is overcoming some of the big issues like authenticity, cultural appropriateness, availability of people, unsureness of what to teach, student engagement and so on.
I wrote about the power of ignoring your needs in favor of God's needs, the beautiful pain at the end of a day-long fast, the delicate unsureness of standing in the middle of the street and blessing the new moon.
Their approach to schizophrenia--a word and concept whose very meaning they question--is as much philosophical as psychological, with an air of self-questioning unsureness that does not leave the reader feeling force-fed yet another strong "objective" point of view.
One way to cope with feelings of 'unsureness' that could develop from this set-orientation involves creating for ourselves a behavioral set with members that include a creative, experimental, heuristic, "let's see what happens" approach.
It represents the progress from written assurance, through spoken generality, to felt unsureness. "May Y sugge namore." Now, the inexpressibility topos takes on a unique resonance.
Present mirth has already given way to a palpable unsureness about
By uncertainty, Minsky (1996: 360) means, 'Uncertainty (or unsureness) about what the outcomes will be follows from the uncertainty with which agents hold the model that guides their actions.
True, she did shoot a man, but even that seemingly militant act was marbled with vulnerability and unsureness. In the Manifesto, Solanas was the decisive woman who attacked silently, ruthlessly, in the dark.
"There was a lot of unsureness, uneasiness on both sides," says Becky Willis, a special-ed assistant.
Much of the time I am aware of my unsureness about breaking the silence of an ex-POW who seems to want to tell his story as much as he hesitates to tell, an ambivalence expressed perhaps in his gratitude to POW support groups yet in his delaying to open his e-mail inbox because he knows it is filled with POW Network messages.
He says, 'When I started writing seriously, in 1970, I may have dropped all or most of my mother's ways with words, but I still had her attitudes, her wariness, her unsureness of touch'.