from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an unsure manner; unsafely; uncertainly.

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  • adverb In an unsure manner.


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  • He held out his hand for a nerdy fist bump, which Cammy obliged, unsurely.

    Loser/Queen Jodi Lynn Anderson 2010

  • “He says he has a ‘great capacity to love,’ and just not one person,” Cara finished unsurely.

    Loser/Queen Jodi Lynn Anderson 2010

  • Annie was watching her face a little unsurely, and for one moment Olivia feared that she had read her thoughts.

    Starting from Scratch Susan Gilbert-Collins 2010

  • So the tennis ball remains untossed, and those typing fingers move unsurely and slowly until the deadline draws sufficiently near enough to become a palpable threat; a looming iceberg whose ominous proximity transforms whines of self-doubt into cries of abject panic.

    Forget those creative writing workshops. If you want to write, get threatened 2010

  • She pulled out the paper with the unspecified phone number on it, and stared at it for a few moments unsurely.

    Loser/Queen Jodi Lynn Anderson 2010

  • She stood unsurely, feeling sick, and the woman nodded.

    Loser/Queen Jodi Lynn Anderson 2010

  • Beadie backed unsurely into the chair, while Parlabane stayed on the other side of the desk.

    It's October, 1956. Shelagh Power-Chopra 2010

  • He said it kind of quickly and unsurely, but he said it.

    Ahmed Rehab: Blank Looks Won't Fix What's Broken 2009

  • This upheaval was reflected in the comics of the time, unsurely tryingto stake out new territory as a medium for “adults.”

    Astro City: The Dark Age Book II #3 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News 2009

  • He looks back to see the college boy following Bill for a number of paces, unsurely, and then falling out of step and beginning to fade down the street and into the crowd.

    Underworld Don Delillo 2008


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