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Wordnet 3.0

ADVERB (2)

1. in an unsteady manner;
- Example: "he walked unsteadily toward the exit"
- Example: "The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs"
[syn: unsteadily, falteringly, uncertainly]

2. showing lack of certainty;
- Example: "he paused uncertainly"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Uncertainly \Un*cer"tain*ly\, adv. In an uncertain manner. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

uncertainly adv 1: in an unsteady manner; "he walked unsteadily toward the exit"; "The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs" [syn: unsteadily, falteringly, uncertainly] [ant: steadily, steady] 2: showing lack of certainty; "he paused uncertainly"