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Definition of "incertitude" [in•cer•ti•tude]

  • Uncertainty. (noun)
  • Absence of confidence; doubt. (noun)
  • Insecurity or instability. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "incertitude" in a sentence
  • "After so many months of incertitude, this comes as a huge relief to him."
  • "And romantic it certainly was — the fog, like the grey shadow of infinite mystery, brooding over the whirling speck of earth; and men, mere motes of light and sparkle, cursed with an insane relish for work, riding their steeds of wood and steel through the heart of the mystery, groping their way blindly through the Unseen, and clamouring and clanging in confident speech the while their hearts are heavy with incertitude and fear."
  • "Wales - a country with incertitude carved into its genes - is beginning to find its confidence."