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Definition of Dubious

Dubious
Dubious Du"bi*ous, a. [L. dubius, dubiosus, fr. duo two. See Two, and cf. Doubt.] 1. Doubtful or not settled in opinion; being in doubt; wavering or fluctuating; undetermined. ``Dubious policy.' --Sir T. Scott. A dubious, agitated state of mind. --Thackeray. 2. Occasioning doubt; not clear, or obvious; equivocal; questionable; doubtful; as, a dubious answer. Wiping the dingy shirt with a still more dubious pocket handkerchief. --Thackeray. 3. Of uncertain event or issue; as, in dubious battle. Syn: Doubtful; doubting; unsettled; undetermined; equivocal; uncertain. Cf. Doubtful.

Meaning of Dubious from wikipedia

- effort to distinguish the dubious, the probable and the certain. Much of illogic rests on dubious ****umptions, dubious data or dubious conclusions, with rhetoric...
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