Uncertain vs Inconstant - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between uncertain and inconstant
is that uncertain
is not certain; unsure while inconstant
is not constant; wavering.
Not certain; unsure.
*(John Tillotson) (1630-1694)
*:Man, without the protection of a superior Being,is uncertain of everything that he hopes for.
Not known for certain; questionable.
Not yet determined; undecided.
Variable and subject to change.
Fitful or unsteady.
*:Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
Unpredictable or capricious.
*Sir (Walter Scott) (1771-1832)
*:O woman! in our hours of ease, / Uncertain , coy, and hard to please!
* inconstaunt (obsolete)