Uncertainty

Definition of Uncertainty

Un`cer´tain`ty
n.1.The quality or state of being uncertain.
2.That which is uncertain; something unknown.
Our shepherd's case is every man's case that quits a moral certainty for an uncertainty.
- L'Estrange.

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