doubtless

adverb
doubt·​less | \ ˈdau̇t-ləs How to pronounce doubtless (audio) \

Definition of doubtless

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : without doubt

doubtless

adjective

Definition of doubtless (Entry 2 of 2)

: free from doubt : certain

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Other Words from doubtless

Adjective

doubtlessly adverb
doubtlessness noun

Examples of doubtless in a Sentence

Adverb she is doubtless the one and only girl for me doubtless you have heard this story before, but I'll tell it anyway Adjective another one of his doubtless predictions that will never come true
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Recent Examples on the Web: Adverb In a statement, Mr. Hall told BBC radio that the original investigation had focused on whether the princess had been misled, and that the corporation’s new inquiry would doubtless look at this alongside any new issues raised. Isabella Kwai, New York Times, "BBC Orders Inquiry Into Diana Interview After Claim Princess Was Misled," 11 Nov. 2020 Joe Biden himself is a very traditional American figure at heart, but a Biden-Harris administration will doubtless be staffed with left-wing culture warriors against whom Biden lacks the guts to stand. Dan Mclaughlin, National Review, "I Was ‘Never Trump’ in 2016. I’m Still a Conservative. Here’s How I’m Voting," 2 Nov. 2020 Not for the sake of the members, who would’ve doubtless seen their hunting curtailed by all the pomp and preparation, but for the sake of the Swedish monarch. The Editors, Field & Stream, "The Best Recipes and Drinks for Hunting Camp," 10 Oct. 2020 Accordingly some traditional car companies will doubtless go bankrupt. Mike Masterson, Arkansas Online, "MASTERSON ONLINE: What lies ahead," 17 Oct. 2020 Netflix’s high pay and severance packages doubtless mitigate some of the damage. Sarah Todd, Quartz at Work, "Is the controversial Netflix “Keeper Test” good management?," 28 Sep. 2020 Plastic shields dividing winds and brasses doubtless aggravated the muting. Scott Cantrell, Dallas News, "Fort Worth Symphony opens its 2020-2021 season with reduced numbers, in a different venue," 19 Sep. 2020 Her voice could doubtless be heard halfway down the street. New York Times, "RACHeL KushNer," 8 July 2020 Mr Trump’s supporters would doubtless call China’s caution a tribute to their president’s tariff-happy toughness. The Economist, "Chaguan Elites in Beijing see America in decline, hastened by Trump," 11 June 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective When the team kicked off the season, nearly fifteen thousand fans were in the stands; more than two and a half million people watched on television, many of them doubtless gathering to watch at bars or inside homes. Louisa Thomas, The New Yorker, "Is College Football Making the Pandemic Worse?," 25 Nov. 2020 There are doubtless many reasons why the U.S. has suffered about 640 deaths per million (so far) while Germany has suffered about 120. Alan S. Blinder, WSJ, "The Trump ‘Jobs Boom’ Is a Convenient Myth," 21 Oct. 2020 At least 150 people have stayed behind in one parish in Louisiana, and there are doubtless others who could not or would not evacuate. Popular Science, "Hurricane Laura is the strongest storm to hit Louisiana in more than a century," 27 Aug. 2020 Some companies were doubtless planning pay raises anyway. Bloomberg News, OregonLive.com, "Pay-raise rant gone bad at Pfizer underscores worker angst," 15 Jan. 2018 Some companies were doubtless planning pay raises anyway. Bloomberg News, OregonLive.com, "Pay-raise rant gone bad at Pfizer underscores worker angst," 15 Jan. 2018 Some companies were doubtless planning pay raises anyway. Bloomberg News, OregonLive.com, "Pay-raise rant gone bad at Pfizer underscores worker angst," 15 Jan. 2018 Some companies were doubtless planning pay raises anyway. Bloomberg News, OregonLive.com, "Pay-raise rant gone bad at Pfizer underscores worker angst," 15 Jan. 2018 Some companies were doubtless planning pay raises anyway. Bloomberg News, OregonLive.com, "Pay-raise rant gone bad at Pfizer underscores worker angst," 15 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of doubtless

Adverb

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of doubtless was in the 14th century

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“Doubtless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doubtless. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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doubtless

adverb
How to pronounce doubtless (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of doubtless

: without doubt or with very little doubt

doubtless

adverb
doubt·​less | \ ˈdau̇t-ləs How to pronounce doubtless (audio) \

Kids Definition of doubtless

: without doubt or with very little doubt She's doubtless the best on the team. There will doubtless be problems.

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