[ UK /ʌnʃˈɔː/ ]
[ US /ənˈʃʊɹ/ ]
  1. lacking self-confidence
    stood in the doorway diffident and abashed
    a very unsure young man
    problems that call for bold not timid responses
  2. lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
    touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers
    an uncertain smile
    moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps
    unsure of himself and his future
    uncertain of his convictions
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How To Use unsure In A Sentence

  • I'm still unsure about this one; it could turn out really cool, or an absolute disaster ... my main motivation is that i don't wanna spend money on a haircut. decisions, decisions purchase any of the following: Kindle, iPod Touch, or MacBook Archive 2009-02-01
  • But I did get to at last meet Mr. New Yorkish, whose gender I was heretofore unsure of.
  • Chris seemed nervous and unsure of herself.
  • And even those who have gone through the figures with a fine fiscal toothcomb are still unsure that they can work out how it will all work.
  • Karen Waite, MS, equine specialist with MSU Extension added "If you have a horse and are unsure of its vaccination history, you should revaccinate them to be sure they are protected. TheHorse.com News
  • The danger signs include being able to make only minimum debt repayments and being unsure about how much is owed. Times, Sunday Times
  • They looked unsure and shifted uneasily from foot to foot.
  • At his age, he's unsure about where he'll end up working.
  • Some firms are unsure of which systems to install and are fearful of getting it wrong.
  • Ask for clarity on exactly what your boss needs from you, explaining that sometimes you are unsure as his instructions aren't always consistent. The Sun
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