Definitions for dubiousness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

du•bi•ous*ˈdu bi əs, ˈdyu-(adj.)

  1. marked by or occasioning doubt; equivocal:

    a dubious reply.

  2. of doubtful quality or propriety; questionable:

    a dubious compliment.

  3. of uncertain outcome.

  4. wavering in opinion; inclined to doubt; hesitant.

* Syn: See doubtful.

Origin of dubious:

1540–50; < L dubius; see -ous


Princeton's WordNet

  1. doubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousness(noun)

    the state of being unsure of something

  2. doubt, dubiousness, doubtfulness, question(noun)

    uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something

    "the dubiousness of his claim"; "there is no question about the validity of the enterprise"


  1. dubiousness(Noun)

    The state of being dubious.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dubiousness(noun)

    state of being dubious

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