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Incertain, 1) doubtful, not to be relied on: “I have found myself in my i. grounds to fail as often as I guessed,” All's III, 1, 15. “surmise of aids i. should not be admitted,” H4B I, 3, 24. “willing misery outlives i. pomp,” Tim. IV, 3, 243. “the affairs of men rest still i.” Caes. V, 1, 96.
2) wanting certain knowledge or purpose; not knowing what to think or to do: “those that lawless and i. thought imagine howling,” Meas. III, 1, 127. “what dangers may drop upon the kingdom and devour i. lookers on,” Wint. V, 1, 29 (indifferent, not taking measures to prevent the calamity).
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