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Tentative
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Tentative as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

4 December 2021
Last seen in: The Guardian Quick

We found 9 answers for the crossword clue 'Tentative', the most recent of which was seen in the The Guardian Quick.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Tentative a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Tentative as an answer itself some 45 times.

Tentative is a single word clue made up of 9 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Guardian Quick' on Saturday, 04 December 2021 with the answer being HESITANT, we also found HESITANT to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon; "probationary employees"; "a provisional government"; "just a tentative schedule"
  • Unsettled in mind or opinion; "drew a few tentative conclusions"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Tentative'.

  • attentive (often followed by `to') giving care or attention; "attentive to details"; "the nurse was attentive to her patient"; "an attentive suitor"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

IFFY
Subject to accident or chance or change; "a chancy appeal at best"; "getting that job was definitely fluky"; "a fluky wind"; "an iffy proposition"

8 Letters

CAUTIOUS
People who are fearful and cautious; "whitewater rafting is not for the timid"

DOUBTFUL
Fraught with uncertainty or doubt; "they were doubtful that the cord would hold"; "it was doubtful whether she would be admitted"; "dubious about agreeing to go"

HESITANT
Lacking decisiveness of character; unable to act or decide quickly or firmly

9 Letters

UNCERTAIN
Not established beyond doubt; still undecided or unknown; "an uncertain future"; "a manuscript of uncertain origin"; "plans are still uncertain"; "changes of great if uncertain consequences"; "without further evidence his story must remain uncertain"

11 Letters

PROVISIONAL
Under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon; "probationary employees"; "a provisional government"; "just a tentative schedule"

12 Letters

EXPERIMENTAL
Of the nature of or undergoing an experiment; "an experimental drug"

PROBATIONARY
Under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon; "probationary employees"; "a provisional government"; "just a tentative schedule"

PROVISIONARY
Under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon; "probationary employees"; "a provisional government"; "just a tentative schedule"

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