noun see iffy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • iffiness — See iffy. * * * …   Universalium

  • iffiness — noun The state or quality of being iffy …   Wiktionary

  • iffiness — iffˈiness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑if …   Useful english dictionary

  • iffy — iffiness, n. /if ee/, adj., iffier, iffiest. Informal. 1. full of unresolved points or questions: an iffy situation. 2. doubtful; questionable: An early decision on this is iffy. [1915 20; IF + Y1] Syn. 1. doubtful, unsettled, uncertain,… …   Universalium

  • iffy — adjective Etymology: 1if Date: 1937 1. having many uncertain or unknown qualities or conditions < an iffy proposition > 2. of inconsistent or unreliable quality • iffiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • iffy — adjective a) Of dubious authenticity, legitimacy or legality. Hes selling new CD players for £20 each that sounds a bit iffy to me. b) Uncertain or chancy. The weather is still iffy for Saturdays shuttle launch …   Wiktionary

  • ambivalence — [n] equivocation confusion dilemma, doubt, fluctuation, haze, hesitancy, hesitation, iffiness*, inconclusiveness, indecision, irresoluteness, muddle, quandary, tentativeness, uncertainty, unsureness; concept 564 Ant. certainty, decisiveness …   New thesaurus

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