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 According to the White House rendering of the discussion, Zelensky compared his own improbable election triumph to that of Trump, doubtless aware that the U.S. president still enjoys basking in his 2016 victory. Los Angeles Times, "Ukraine’s president, a former actor, assumes unwanted role in Trump controversy," 25 Sep. 2019 Nationwide, some 3bn journeys were undertaken during the holiday season this year, making it the biggest mass migration ever; though next year’s will doubtless be even bigger. The Economist, "Domestic migrationWhy people should leave the countryside," 14 Nov. 2019 In this area, Europe's regulations are generally accepted as being stricter than those in the United States, and American trade negotiators would doubtless seek to remove some of these barriers in order to sell into the UK market. Luke Mcgee, CNN, "The UK will never get the US trade deal it wants," 6 Nov. 2019 His disdain for public transit also doubtless contributed to the razing of Penn Station in 1963—a loss that led directly to the enactment of New York’s Landmarks Preservation Law less than two years later. Chris Klimek, Smithsonian, "Edward Norton on Why He Placed ‘Motherless Brooklyn’ in Robert Moses’ New York," 31 Oct. 2019 There are doubtless some mothers who want to be with their child, loving passing them a juice box every instant. Jennifer Wright, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Isn't the Only Mom Under Pressure to Be Perfect," 26 Oct. 2019 That being said, there will doubtless be many reviewers comparing HBO’s series and Moore’s original novel. Nina Huang, EW.com, "HBO’s Watchmen is finally here, and you can get the original book on sale now," 23 Oct. 2019 That will doubtless exert a further chilling effect on investment and property values. Washington Post, Orange County Register, "This columnist thinks California is in big trouble. The fix? Kill Prop 13!," 22 Oct. 2019 But while ideology doubtless played a part, it’s probably not the whole story. Noah Smith, Twin Cities, "Noah Smith: American socialists should drop the illusions about Europe," 6 Oct. 2019 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective 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 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doubtless. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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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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