noun \d-ˈbī-ət-ē also dyü-\
plural du·bi·eties

Definition of DUBIETY

:  a usually hesitant uncertainty or doubt that tends to cause vacillation
:  a matter of doubt

Examples of DUBIETY

  1. <the comfort of having a faith free from all dubiety is what attracts people to the religious sect>

Origin of DUBIETY

Late Latin dubietas, from Latin dubius
First Known Use: 1750


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