Pronunciation of Certain
/s_ˈɜː_t_ə_n/, /sˈɜːtən/, /sˈɜːtən/
Antonyms for certain:
avoidable, false, unclear, ordinary, disputable, refutable, doubting, unimportant, apocryphal, exploded, unspecified, improbable, careless, open-ended, unlikely, preventable, dubious, indefinite, fictitious, theoretical, unpredictable, unassuming, diffident, unauthorized, faltering, usual, fallible, baseless, undecided, Contradictable, unreal, fabulous, speculative, inexact, unconfident, evadable, dishonest, unsure, hypothetical, hesitant, indistinct, controversial, specified, indecisive, answerable, vacillating, common, obscure, wavering, known, doubted, questionable, vague, invalid, disputed, general, doubtful, unfixed, imprecise, adjustable, uncertain, counterfeit, unreliable, named, spurious, academic.
Usage examples for certain:
- He imagined that, himself, though why she should be so kind to him he could not feel quite certain. - "The Late Mrs. Null", Frank Richard Stockton.
- The girl, she was certain, returned a part at least of Bailey's feeling. - "Linda Condon", Joseph Hergesheimer.
- She never has since, that's certain! - "The Story Of Waitstill Baxter", By Kate Douglas Wiggin.