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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Causing or feeling doubt or uncertainty; questionable in value, quality or origin.

Usage examples (36)
  • Jim was feeling dubious about his ability to pass the science exam.
  • They admitted the force of my argument but remained dubious
  • And Dr. Fauci, I know that you would maybe argue, by the way, about the term dubious quality control.
  • Citing a number of backdated transactions and what he characterized as dubious documentation the defendants received from for more
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