uncertainty

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foreignness or uncertainty culture shock
state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options dilemma , quandary
confusion (usually transient) about where you are and how to proceed; uncertainty as to direction disorientation
uncertainty about the truth or factuality of existence of something doubt , doubtfulness , dubiousness , question
(communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome entropy , information , selective information
modal logic of knowledge and uncertainty and ignorance epistemic logic
state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action flux , state of flux
German mathematical physicist noted for stating the uncertainty principle (1901-1976) Heisenberg , Werner Karl Heisenberg
distress and disorientation (especially in adolescence) resulting from conflicting pressures and uncertainty about and one's self and one's role in society identity crisis
doubt or uncertainty as to whether something is the case peradventure
anxious uncertainty suspense
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