Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

onzeker in English:

1. uncertain uncertain

It's uncertain if he'll come.
I am uncertain as to whether I am the right person for the job.
an uncertain future
The father is always uncertain.
The weather is uncertain at this time of year.
He is wise who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain future.
I was uncertain of my ability to do it.
Philosophy teaches us to feel uncertain about the things that seem to us self-evident. Propaganda, on the other hand, teaches us to accept as self-evident matters about which it would be reasonable to suspend our judgment or to feel doubt.
He took an uncertain stance.
We had uncertain weather last month.
1. [question word] She's uncertain whether to go to New Zealand or not. / He was uncertain about his brother's intentions.[+about] / They were uncertain of the total value of the transaction.[+of] /2. It's uncertain whether they will accept the plan.
She's uncertain whether to go to New Zealand or not. I'm uncertain about what to do next.
She was uncertain about how much money the trip would cost.
Their participation in the competition is uncertain.

2. unsettled

They left the situation unsettled.
We shouldn't leave the matter unsettled.
He was very unsettled, very angry with life.
unsettled feelings
The constitutional question of whether a President could be impeached for offenses committed before he took office is unsettled, but, as Clinton’s case showed, civil proceedings contain risks whenever a President testifies under oath.
When the ship arrives in port it makes the people unsettled.
Americans appear unsettled and uncontrolled to Japanese.
Throughout the aftermath of the explosion, Jason's easiness unsettled the survivors.

English word "onzeker"(unsettled) occurs in sets:

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