dubitante

adjective

du·​bi·​tan·​te
ˌdü-bi-ˈtan-tē, ˌdyü-, -ˈtän-
: having doubts
used of a judge who expresses doubt about but does not dissent from a decision reached by a court

Word History

Etymology

Latin, ablative singular masculine of dubitans, present participle of dubitare to doubt

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“Dubitante.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/dubitante. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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