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Unassured

adjective
1.
Lacking boldness or confidence.






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"Unassured" Quotes from Famous Books



... be all right Daddy John thought. David gone, whether forever or for an unknown period, the mountain man might yet win her. And then again the old man fell a wondering at something in them that did not suggest the unassured beginnings of courtship, a settled security of relation as of complete unity ...
— The Emigrant Trail • Geraldine Bonner

... the sentence has already been fixed. What does it mean? Do the authorities fear that the judges will deal too mercifully with the enemies of the government? Having so long and so assiduously kept corrupting their servants, is the government still unassured of their readiness ...
— Mother • Maxim Gorky

... more of the business than himself, I could not refrain from advancing towards the table occupied by the counsel and solicitors, and asking permission of the bench to give my valuable assistance to the prisoner. This being graciously accorded, the mate, with a most doleful countenance, and a very unassured voice, made answer to the plain interrogative of the Clerk of Arraigns — ...
— The Bushman - Life in a New Country • Edward Wilson Landor



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