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ˈdaʊt lɪsdoubt·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. undoubtedly, doubtless, doubtlesslyadverb

    without doubt; certainly

    "it's undoubtedly very beautiful"


  1. doubtlessadverb

    Without doubt; very probably, in all likelihood; doubtlessly.

  2. doubtlessadjective

    Characterized by or experiencing no doubt at all, certain; undoubted; undoubting.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Doubtlessadjective

    Without fear; without apprehension of danger.

    Etymology: from doubt.

    Pretty child, sleep doubtless and secure,
    That Hubert, for the wealth of all the world,
    Will not offend them. William Shakespeare, King John.

    I am doubtless; I can purge
    Myself of many I am charg’d withal. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.

  2. Doubtlessadverb

    Without doubt; without question; unquestionably.

    Doubtless he would have made a noble knight. William Shakespeare, H. VI.

    All their desires, deserts, or expectations the Conqueror had no other means to satisfy, but by the estates of such as had appeared open enemies to him, and doubtless many innocent persons suffered in this kind. Matthew Hale, Com. Law of England.

    Doubtless many men are finally lost, who yet have no mens sins to answer for, but their own. Robert South, Sermons.

    These mountains have been doubtless much higher than they are at present: the rains have washed away of the soil, that has left the veins of stones shooting out of them. John Woodward.

    Doubtless, oh guest! great laud and praise were mine,
    If, after social rites and gifts bestow’d,
    I stain’d my hospitable hearth with blood. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Doubtlessadjective

    free from fear or suspicion

  2. Doubtlessadverb

    undoubtedly; without doubt

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of doubtless in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of doubtless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of doubtless in a Sentence

  1. Alvin Toffler:

    Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.

  2. Shahriman Lockman:

    The fact that he chose to stick to his plans to attend the conference does say something: it will doubtless provide an opportunity to rejuvenate Malaysia-Japan ties.

  3. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    Doubtless criticism was originally benignant, pointing out the beauties of a work rather that its defects. The passions of men have made it malignant, as a bad heart of Procrustes turned the bed, the symbol of repose, into an instrument of torture.

  4. Edwin Holt Hughes:

    If we were to be asked suddenly to give a definition of humility we would doubtless be greatly embarrassed.

  5. Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage, chapter 8:

    He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. But he said, in substance, to himself that if the earth and the moon were about to clash, many people would doubtless plan to get upon the roofs to witness the collision.

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