Definition of questionable
- questionable motives
The truth of the statements was highly questionable.
The water available in the village is of questionable quality.
a man of questionable character
They acquired the money through questionable means.
The company is facing a questionable future.
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accomplished, certain, hands-down, inarguable, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, irrefragable, positive, questionless, settled, sure, unanswerable, unarguable, unchallengeable, undebatable, undeniable, unquestionable;
: not likely to be true or correct : giving reason to doubt or question something
: likely to be bad : not worthy of trust
: not certain : unknown or undecided
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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