Uncertainty vs Incertainty - What's the difference?

uncertainty | incertainty |


As nouns the difference between uncertainty and incertainty

is that uncertainty is (uncountable) doubt; the condition of being uncertain or without conviction while incertainty is (obsolete) uncertainty.

uncertainty

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) Doubt; the condition of being uncertain or without conviction.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=4 , passage=“Well,” I answered, at first with uncertainty , then with inspiration, “he would do splendidly to lead your cotillon, if you think of having one.” ¶ “So you do not dance, Mr. Crocker?” ¶ I was somewhat set back by her perspicuity.}}
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012, date=April 9, author=Mandeep Sanghera, work=BBC Sport
  • , title= Tottenham 1-2 Norwich , passage=After spending so much of the season looking upwards, the swashbuckling style and swagger of early season Spurs was replaced by uncertainty and frustration against a Norwich side who had the quality and verve to take advantage}}
  • (countable) Something uncertain or ambiguous.
  • (uncountable, mathematics) A parameter that measures the dispersion of a range of measured values.
  • Antonyms

    * certainty

    incertainty

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (obsolete) Uncertainty.
  • *, II.4.1.i:
  • *:all is naught, full of imposture, incertainty , and doth generally more harm then good.