Origin of dubitation
Examples from the Web for dubitation
Miss Jessimina asked what had she done that I should be in dubitation as to her bona fides?Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.
In an agony of dubitation, as the day wore on, he was interrupted.Checkmate
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
This was a piece of advice which set me scratching my head in dubitation.A Set of Rogues
His weakness he will show, yet also his strength; dubitation yet faith; he will hesitate, yet finally act.Homer's Odyssey
Denton J. Snider
Breakfast had been taken in his own room, but afterward, with some dubitation, he had gone downstairs.Lewis Rand
- another word for doubt
Word Origin and History for dubitation
mid-15c., from Middle French dubitation (13c.), from Latin dubitationem (nominative dubitatio) "uncertainty, doubt," noun of state from past participle stem of dubitare "to waver in opinion, be uncertain, doubt, question" (related to dubius "uncertain;" see dubious).