dubitation

noun

du·​bi·​ta·​tion ˌd(y)ü-bə-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce dubitation (audio)
archaic
: doubt

Examples of dubitation in a Sentence

with considerable dubitation we listened to his tall tales of adventure

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dubitation was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Dubitation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dubitation. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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