Associations to the word «Dubious»


DUBIOUS, adjective. Arousing doubt; questionable; open to suspicion.
DUBIOUS, adjective. In disbelief; wavering, uncertain, or hesitating in opinion; inclined to doubt; undecided.
DUBIOUS HONOR, noun. The supposed honor of being selected to do a difficult or unpopular task or the supposed honor associated with receiving a questionable award.
DUBIOUS HONOUR, noun. Alternative spelling of dubious honor

Dictionary definition

DUBIOUS, adjective. 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".
DUBIOUS, adjective. 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.
DUBIOUS, adjective. Not convinced; "they admitted the force of my argument but remained dubious".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy