UNCERTAINTY By N., Sam M.S. - 29 noun. the state or condition wherein something isn't correctly or totally acknowledged. 2. absence of confidence or conciseness in one's ideas, judgments, or aims. UNCERTAINTY: "Her uncertainty surely gives pause to employers." Related Psychology Terms DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) ESTHETICS ADOLESCENCE (Theories) LOCKE, JOHN (1632-1704) UNCERTAINTY AVOIDANCE ANTISOCIAL REACTION EPILEPSY (Symptoms and Types) MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (DEPRESSIVE PHASE) APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "UNCERTAINTY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/uncertainty/ (accessed August 9, 2022).