unsure

adj.
VERBS
be, feel, look, seem, sound

I felt a little unsure about him.

remain
leave sb, make sb

His sudden change of heart left Brenda unsure once more.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
completely, totally
a little, slightly, etc.
clearly, obviously
genuinely
still
PREPOSITION
about

If you're still unsure about what you are supposed to do, speak up!

as to

We were unsure as to what to do next.

of

She was rather unsure of her reception.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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