doubtless

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

Definition of doubtless

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : without doubt
2 : probably

doubtless

adjective

Definition of doubtless (Entry 2 of 2)

: free from doubt : certain

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 move that will doubtless be copied by others in the years to come, the new Range Rover’s rear lights are entirely black when not illuminated. Alistair Charlton, Forbes, 27 Oct. 2021 Veteran mystery readers will doubtless recognize one or two red herrings, but other clues will only be remembered in retrospect. Washington Post, 6 Oct. 2021 There will doubtless be more dance world conversations about the appropriateness of performing Scarlett’s work in the future. New York Times, 24 Sep. 2021 Malaga, much like the Marbella Club or Fuengirola's bars and restaurants, speaks to why the Costa del Sol still draws in the crowds and will doubtless go on to do so as the pandemic eventually fades. Richard Quest And Joe Minihane, CNN, 8 Sep. 2021 The result would doubtless be the work of a true graphomaniac. Wisława Szymborska, The New York Review of Books, 3 Aug. 2021 Highlights of the sale include a very special automobile that will doubtless attract the attention of collectors who value legendary race cars with looks to match their unimpeachable provenance. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 5 July 2021 House Speaker Pelosi will doubtless have a Democratic majority on that panel. Mitch Edelman, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 1 June 2021 Given my customary forecasting prowess, I will doubtless be proved wrong. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 27 June 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Similarities to the Murdoch family and Fox News are doubtless intentional. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 5 Oct. 2021 And Liu is simply terrific in these moments, doubtless owing at least in part to his own history as a stunt performer. Jen Yamato, Los Angeles Times, 4 Sep. 2021 And doubtless profitable: The jerseys will fly off the shelves; the sponsorships will roll in; the TV ratings will rise, too, perhaps lifting all of French soccer with it. New York Times, 10 Aug. 2021 Comparatively greater affordability is doubtless a factor. Jeffrey Steele, Forbes, 28 June 2021 Salo said, however, that the latest enrollment is doubtless higher than then because the earlier recession was before the Affordable Care Act allowed states to expand their Medicaid programs starting in 2014 to people with slightly higher incomes. Amy Goldstein, Anchorage Daily News, 21 June 2021 Salo said, however, that the latest enrollment is doubtless higher than then because the earlier recession was before the Affordable Care Act allowed states to expand their Medicaid programs starting in 2014 to people with slightly higher incomes. BostonGlobe.com, 21 June 2021 The movement doesn't seem to be motivated mainly by money, although there is doubtless money to be made. Noah Feldman, Star Tribune, 18 May 2021 While there are doubtless explanations of one form or another, 83 got money back from the government, many while making a profit. Erik Sherman, Forbes, 7 Apr. 2021

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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 27 Nov. 2021.

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More Definitions for doubtless

doubtless

adverb

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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