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Dubious vs. Dubiety

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Dubiousadjective

(of a statement) Arousing doubt; questionable; open to suspicion.

‘After he made some dubious claims about the company, fewer people trusted him.’;

Dubietynoun

(uncountable) Doubtfulness.

Dubiousadjective

(of a person) In disbelief; wavering, uncertain, or hesitating in opinion; inclined to doubt; undecided.

‘She was dubious about my plan at first, but later I managed to persuade her to cooperate.’;

Dubietynoun

(countable) A particular instance of doubt or uncertainty.

Dubiousadjective

Doubtful or not settled in opinion; being in doubt; wavering or fluctuating; undetermined.

‘A dubious, agitated state of mind.’;

Dubietynoun

Doubtfulness; uncertainty; doubt.

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Dubiousadjective

Occasioning doubt; not clear, or obvious; equivocal; questionable; doubtful; as, a dubious answer.

‘Wiping the dingy shirt with a still more dubious pocket handkerchief.’;

Dubietynoun

the state of being unsure of something

Dubiousadjective

Of uncertain event or issue; as, in dubious battle.

Dubiousadjective

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’;

Dubiousadjective

open to doubt or suspicion;

‘the candidate's doubtful past’; ‘he has a dubious record indeed’; ‘what one found uncertain the other found dubious or downright false’; ‘it was more than dubitable whether the friend was as influential as she thought’;

Dubiousadjective

not convinced;

‘they admitted the force of my argument but remained dubious’;

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