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dubitable

[doo-bi-tuh-buh l, dyoo-] /ˈdu bɪ tə bəl, ˈdyu-/
adjective
1.
open to doubt; doubtful; uncertain.
Origin of dubitable
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin dubitābilis, equivalent to dubitā(re) to doubt + -bilis -ble
Related forms
dubitably, adverb
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  • Recent botanical research makes this statement more than dubitable.

    Proserpina, Volume 1 John Ruskin
  • It was an odd little encounter, that left vague and dubitable impressions in her mind.

    Ann Veronica H. G. Wells
British Dictionary definitions for dubitable

dubitable

/ˈdjuːbɪtəbəl/
adjective
1.
open to doubt
Derived Forms
dubitably, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Latin dubitāre to doubt
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