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Dubious Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • fraught with uncertainty or doubt; "they were doubtful that the cord would hold"; "it was doubtful whether she would be admitted"; "dubious about agreeing to go"
  • not convinced; "they admitted the force of my argument but remained dubious"
  • open to doubt or suspicion; "the candidate''s doubtful past"; "he has a dubious record indeed"; "what one found uncertain the other found dubious or downright false"; "it was more than dubitable whether the friend was as influential as she thought"- Karen

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Dubious'

  • Dubious trumpet-eared bat: The Dubious Trumpet-Eared Bat (Phoniscus aerosa) is a species of vesper bat in the Vespertilionidae family. It is found only in possibly South Africa
  • Dubious Goals Committee: The Dubious Goals Committee is a committee within the Premier League, the top level of association football in England, which adjudicates in any instance
  • Dubious dtella: The dubious dtella or northern dtella (Gehyra dubia) is a species of gecko in the genus Gehyra, native to Northeastern Australia (Queensland and northern
  • In Dubious Battle: In Dubious Battle is a novel by John Steinbeck, written in 1936. The central figure of the story is an activist for "the Party" (possibly the American
  • A Dubious Legacy: A Dubious Legacy (1992) is a novel written by the British author Mary Wesley. The story takes place in the West Country, England, from 1944 to 1990. It
  • Dubious conger: The Dubious conger (Bathycongrus dubius) is an eel in the family Congridae (conger/garden eels). It was described by Charles Marcus Breder Jr. in 1927

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Dubious Sample Sentences in News

  • FactChecking Ted Cruz's 'dubious claims'
    © Chris Keane/Reuters Senator Ted Cruz announces his 2016 presidential candidacy in Lynchburg, Virginia, March 23, 2015 Texas Sen. Ted Cruz became the first major Republican candidate to declare himself officially in the 2016 presidential race. Read more on this news related to 'Dubious'
  • Experts Dubious Of Gemalto Claim Its SIM Keys Weren't Stolen By GCHQ
    Gemalto has claimed it wasn't the victim of epic SIM encryption key theft. But experts are dubious that a week-long investigation was enough to uncover a serious breach, whilst noting there are other ways for snoops to spy on people's mobile communications. Read more on this news related to 'Dubious'
  • Josh Hutcherson, Zach Braff Join James Franco's 'In Dubious Battle'
    Analeigh Tipton, Ashley Greene and Ahna O’Reilly have also been cast, joining James Franco, Nat Wolff and Selena Gomez. Read more on this news related to 'Dubious'

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