Meaning of tentative

ten•ta•tive

Pronunciation: (ten'tu-tiv), [key]
— adj.
  1. of the nature of or made or done as a trial, experiment, or attempt; experimental: a tentative report on her findings.
  2. unsure; uncertain; not definite or positive; hesitant: a tentative smile on his face.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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