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dubiety

[ doo-bahy-i-tee, dyoo- ]
/ duˈbaɪ ɪ ti, dyu- /
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noun, plural du·bi·e·ties.

doubtfulness; doubt.
a matter of doubt.

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Sometimes du·bi·os·i·ty [doo-bee-os-i-tee, dyoo-] /ˌdu biˈɒs ɪ ti, ˌdyu-/ .

Origin of dubiety

First recorded in 1740–50; from Latin dubietās, equivalent to dubi(us) “doubtful” + -etās, noun suffix, variant of -itās after vocalic stems; see dubious, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for dubiety

dubiety

dubiosity (ˌdjuːbɪˈɒsɪtɪ)

/ (djuːˈbaɪɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the state of being doubtful
a doubtful matter

Word Origin for dubiety

C18: from Late Latin dubietās, from Latin dubius dubious
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