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Definition of dubius

"dubius" is probably misspelled. Trying dubious instead Definition of dubious

1. dubious [ a ] fraught with uncertainty or doubt
Examples: "they were doubtful that the cord would hold" "it was doubtful whether she would be admitted" "dubious about agreeing to go"

Used in print:

(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)

Being based on so few events , these results are of dubious validity .

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

He ate what he felt_like , slept as much or as little as he pleased , and moved about the draughty rooms of the house , when he was not in bed , with slow dubious steps , like an elderly tourist in a cathedral .

Synonyms dubious doubtful Related Terms uncertain

2. dubious [ a ] open to doubt or suspicion
Examples: "the candidate's doubtful past" "he has a dubious record indeed" "what one found uncertain the other found dubious or false" "it was more than dubitable whether the friend was as influential as she thought"- Karen Horney

Used in print:

(William C. Smith, "Why Fear Ideas?"...)

Shakespeare 's Shylock , too , is of dubious value in the modern_world .

Synonyms doubtful dubious in_question dubitable Related Terms questionable

3. dubious [ a ] not convinced
Examples: "they admitted the force of my argument but remained dubious"

Synonyms dubious Related Terms unconvinced

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