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Dubious vs. Questionable

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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.’;

Questionableadjective

Problematic; open to doubt or challenge.

‘It is questionable if the universe is open or closed.’;

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.’;

Questionableadjective

Of dubious respectability or morality.

‘Tiffiny’s behavior is highly questionable.’;

Dubiousadjective

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

‘A dubious, agitated state of mind.’;

Questionableadjective

(obsolete) Inviting questions; inviting inquiry.

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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.’;

Questionableadjective

Admitting of being questioned; inviting, or seeming to invite, inquiry.

‘Thou com'st in such a questionable shapeThat I will speak to thee.’;

Dubiousadjective

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

Questionableadjective

Liable to question; subject to be doubted or called in question; problematical; doubtful; suspicious.

‘It is questionable whether Galen ever saw the dissection of a human body.T.’;

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’;

Questionableadjective

subject to question;

‘questionable motives’; ‘a questionable reputation’; ‘a fire of questionable origin’;

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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’;

Questionableadjective

able to be refuted

Dubiousadjective

not convinced;

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

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