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dubiety

[ doo-bahy-i-tee, dyoo- ]
/ du藞ba瑟 瑟 ti, dyu- /
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noun, plural du路bi路e路ties.
doubtfulness; doubt.
a matter of doubt.
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Sometimes du路bi路os路i路ty [doo-bee-os-i-tee, dyoo-] /藢du bi藞蓲s 瑟 ti, 藢dyu-/ .

Origin of dubiety

First recorded in 1740鈥50; from Latin dubiet膩s, equivalent to dubi(us) 鈥渄oubtful鈥 + -et膩s, noun suffix, variant of -it膩s after vocalic stems; see dubious, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for dubiety

dubiety

dubiosity (藢dju藧b瑟藞蓲s瑟t瑟)

/ (dju藧藞ba瑟瑟t瑟) /

noun plural -ties
the state of being doubtful
a doubtful matter

Word Origin for dubiety

C18: from Late Latin dubiet膩s, from Latin dubius dubious
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