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incertitude

[in-sur-ti-tood, -tyood] /ɪnˈsɜr tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/
noun
1.
uncertainty or doubtfulness.
2.
instability or insecurity:
The incertitude of his position in life caused him to postpone marriage.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Late Latin incertitūdō. See in-3, certitude
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incertitude

/ɪnˈsɜːtɪˌtjuːd/
noun
1.
uncertainty; doubt
2.
a state of mental or emotional insecurity
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Word Origin and History for in certitude

incertitude

n.

mid-15c., "variability," from Middle French incertitude (14c.), from Late Latin incertitudinem (nominative incertitudo); see certitude. Incertain "uncertain" and incertainty "uncertainty" also were living words in Middle English.

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