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tentative

ten·ta·tive

tentative

 
 
pronunciation:
ten t tihv
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not yet fully developed or definitely decided; provisional.
We've thought of a tentative solution, but we need to discuss it with the others.
synonyms:
provisional
antonyms:
definite, definitive, final
similar words:
conditional, contingent, exploratory, indefinite, pilot, speculative, temporary, trial, unsettled
definition 2: hesitant or unsure.
She was a bit tentative about accepting their offer.
synonyms:
hesitant
antonyms:
confident
similar words:
doubtful, exploratory, indecisive, uncertain, unsure, wavering
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derivations: tentatively (adv.), tentativeness (n.)