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 dubious dubious

adj

  • ( ) fraught with uncertainty or doubt  ( doubtful, dubious )
    fraught with uncertainty or doubt
     they were doubtful that the cord would hold
    they were doubtful that the cord would hold
     it was doubtful whether she would be admitted
    it was doubtful whether she would be admitted
     dubious about agreeing to go
    dubious about agreeing to go
  • ( ) open to doubt or suspicion  ( doubtful, dubious, dubitable, in question )
    open to doubt or suspicion
     the candidate's doubtful past
    the candidate's doubtful past
     he has a dubious record indeed
    he has a dubious record indeed
     what one found uncertain the other found dubious or downright false
    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
    it was more than dubitable whether the friend was as influential as she thought
  • not convinced  ( dubious )
    not convinced
     they admitted the force of my argument but remained dubious
    they admitted the force of my argument but remained dubious


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