Incertitude and Surety


Incertitude noun - A feeling or attitude that one does not know the truth, truthfulness, or trustworthiness of someone or something.
Usage example: a growing incertitude about the honesty of the housekeeper they had just hired

Surety is an antonym for incertitude.


Surety noun - A state of mind in which one is free from doubt.
Usage example: I can't tell you the year in which that event happened with any great surety

Incertitude is an antonym for surety.

Nearby Word: suretyship
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Surety or Incertitude. 2016. Accessed September 25, 2023.
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