1. [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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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"