Certainty and Theory


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Certainty noun – A state of mind in which one is free from doubt.
Theory is an antonym for certainty in topics: fact, positive assurance.
Nearby Words: certain, certainly
Antonyms for Certainty


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Theory noun – An idea that is the starting point for making a case or conducting an investigation.
Usage example: set out to prove her theory that people can't really taste any difference between colas, so they buy according to the product's image

Certainty is an antonym for theory in hypothesis topic.
Nearby Words: theoretical, theoretic, theoretically, theorist, theorizing
Antonyms for Theory
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How words are described

logical logical certainty logical theory
real real certainty real theory
social social certainty social theory
economic economic certainty economic theory

Both words in one sentence

  • Inferred Holocaust Despite Phlox's assertion that the Menk are on the edge of an evolutionary breakthrough, it's only a theory he has (based on an absurd misunderstanding of evolution) and there is no certainty that it will actually occur.
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Theory and Certainty. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 14, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/certainty/theory
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