du·​bi·​ta·​ble ˈdü-bə-tə-bəl How to pronounce dubitable (audio)
 also  ˈdyü-
: open to doubt or question

Examples of dubitable in a Sentence

some highly dubitable “evidence” that the stone tower was built by the Vikings
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Word History


Latin dubitabilis, from dubitare to doubt — more at doubt entry 1

First Known Use

circa 1616, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dubitable was circa 1616

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“Dubitable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dubitable. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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