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Definition of Dubious

Dubious

  1. Doubtful or not settled in opinion; being in doubt; wavering or fluctuating; undetermined.
  2. Occasioning doubt; not clear, or obvious; equivocal; questionable; doubtful; as, a dubious answer.
  3. Of uncertain event or issue; as, in dubious battle.

Dubious Quotations

The War on Drugs employs millions - politicians, bureaucrats, policemen, and now the military - that probably couldn't find a place for their dubious talents in a free market, unless they were to sell pencils from a tin cup on street corners.
L. Neil Smith

The Bible is full of dubious scientific impossibilities, from Jonah living inside a whale, to the sun standing still in the sky for Joshua.
Lawrence M. Krauss

If I see something dubious, say on a blog or a Web site, and I don't see it anywhere else, I'll just go right to the source and check it out.
Al Michaels

The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
George Eliot

The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence has become in international relations, the more it has gained in reputation and appeal in domestic affairs, specifically in the matter of revolution.
Hannah Arendt
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Dubious Translations

dubious in German is zweifelhaft
dubious in Norwegian is tvilende, tvilsom
dubious in Swedish is tvivelaktig
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