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Uncertain about something - synonyms or related words

uncertain

adjective

not feeling sure about what to do, whether something is true etc

unsure

adjective

not certain about something

doubtful

adjective

not feeling certain about something

dubious

adjective

not sure about the truth or quality of something, or whether you should do something

tentative

adjective

not definite, or not certain

unconvinced

adjective

thinking that something may not be true or right

sceptical

adjective

having doubts about something that other people think is true or right

bewildered

adjective

confused and not certain what to do

questioning

adjective

showing that you have doubts

inclined to think/believe/agree etc

having an opinion but not completely sure about it

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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