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  • EN [ ˈdaʊtfl]
  • US [ ˈdaʊtfl]

English definition


  • 1. 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 Horney
  • 2. 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"
  • 3. unsettled in mind or opinion;

    • "drew a few tentative conclusions"

Example sentences

  • I am very doubtful of that.

  • It is doubtful whether he can read my fortune or not.

  • Provisions for doubtful debts increased to eight million pounds.

  • He felt very doubtful of the outcome.

  • I am doubtful whether it is true.

  • It is doubtful if dehydrated fruit will make much headway.

  • It is doubtful that he will come.

  • As soon as he finished, his supporters applauded vigorously, but most of the masses were taken aback and exchanged doubtful glances.

  • Let's try to clear up our difficult and doubtful points.

  • The day is doubtful.

  • I'm doubtful where to go.

  • The speaker was clearly playing to the gallery when he uttered so many doubtful jokes.

  • It is doubtful whether our resources will hand out for more than two or three days more.

  • I am doubtful whether I could ever learn English, but I'm determined to have a bash at it.

  • This is a doubtful battle.

  • I feel doubtful what I ought to do.

  • Everyone was doubtful at first, but his statement in detail held up.

  • I feel very doubtful about this.

  • I am doubtful whether I can solve the puzzle, but I'll have a shot at it.

  • It is doubtful whether it is true or not.

  • Rose was doubtful about the whole idea.

  • Some British banks have used doubtful property revaluations to improve their capital ratios.

  • For a time it seemed doubtful that he would move at all.

  • It is doubtful whether Tweed, even with his fluent French, passed for one of the locals.

  • Forsyth is doubtful for tonight's game with a badly bruised leg.

  • They paused at the top of the stairs, doubtful as to which way to go next.

  • It is doubtful whether Ted, even with his fluent French, passed for one of the locals.

  • Whether the authorities will allow inspection is highly doubtful.

  • They also seemed of very doubtful value.

Synonym discrimination

  • questionable, doubtful, ambigous, uncertain


Meaning of doubtful

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  • A woman walks into a pet shop and sees a cute little dog. She asks the shopkeeper, "Does your dog bite?"
  • The shopkeeper says, "No, my dog does not bit."
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  • "Ouch!" She says, "I thought you said your dog does not bite!"
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