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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Done for the time being; not definitely decided; temporary. Also:Unsure.

Usage examples (41)
  • Those tentative about making plans are often unsure of their ability to show up.
  • Drew a few tentative conclusions
  • I was just wondering what the word tentative meant?
  • As adults they remain tentative, withdrawn, and anxious. for more
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