TENTATIVE

 

MEANING 1: (adj.) something that is not yet fully formed or developed 

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

  1. They presented the tentative expansion plan to the boss today.
  2. I can show you the report if you wish to but let me inform you that it is still in a tentative stage.

 

MEANING 2: (adj.) being hesitant or not sure 

EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

  1. She took a tentative step forward into the boat.
  2. I thought he was being tentative in revealing his whereabouts to us.

 

SYNONYMS: Conditional, Subject to, Dependent

ANTONYMS: Unconditional, Independent, Complete

 

Also see

TRAUMA MEANING

UBIQUITOUS MEANING

VAGUE MEANING

VAIN MEANING