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uncertain

Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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adj.

Doubtful, ambiguous: P. ἀμφίβολος, ἀμφισβητήσιμος, V. ἀμφίλεκτος, διχόμυθος.

Hesitating: P. ὀκνηρός, P. and V. ἄπορος, ἀμήχανος (rare P.), V. ἀμφίβουλος, δίφροντις.

Be uncertain, v.: P. and V. ἀπορεῖν, ἀμηχανεῖν.

Not clear: P. and V. ἀσαφής, ἄδηλος, ἀφανής, δύσκριτος.

Inconclusive: P. ἄκριτος.

Unstable: Ar. and P. ἀστάθμητος, P. and V. ἄπιστος; see fickle.