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English noun: dubiousness

1. dubiousness (cognition) the state of being unsure of something


Synonymsdoubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, incertitude, uncertainty


Broader (hypernym)cognitive state, state of mind


Narrower (hyponym)arriere pensee, disbelief, distrust, incredulity, indecision, indecisiveness, irresolution, mental rejection, mental reservation, misgiving, mistrust, peradventure, reservation, skepticism, suspense, suspicion


Antonymscertainty

2. dubiousness (attribute) uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something


SamplesThe dubiousness of his claim.
There is no question about the validity of the enterprise.


Synonymsdoubt, doubtfulness, question


Broader (hypernym)precariousness, uncertainness, uncertainty









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