TentativeTentative is an adjective which is used to portray uncertainty, being unsure or hesitant, not definite. It can also be used as a resemblance for something that is experimental or a trial.


  1. ‘Tentative’ plans have been made for an outing.
  2. When Billy noticed his ex-wife looking at him, he showcased ‘tentative’ smile on his face.
  3. ‘Tentative’ decisions can be very costly, However in a startup environment instant decisions are necessary and on numerous occasions there aren’t the resources available to make a constructive decision.

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