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uncertainty

(ŭn″sĕrt′ăn-tē)
The state of being uncertain; feelings of doubt, ambiguity.

uncertainty,

n 1., principle in quantum physics; states that simultaneously knowing both the position and the momentum of a particle is impossible.
2., the state of medical decision making for many condi-tions and situations.
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The uncertainness of watercolour fascinates me - one wrong brush-stroke can completely ruin hours of work and yet the right one can inspire.
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