Definition of dubius
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"
(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
(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"
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