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

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 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

When our governments want to sell us a course of action, they do it by making sure it's the only thing on the agenda, the only thing everyone's talking about. And they pre-load the ensuing discussion with highly selected images, devious and prejudicial language, dubious linkages, weak or false 'intelligence' and selected 'leaks.'
Brian Eno

I am always shocked that there are still a handful of defenders of the dubious practice of abstinence, surely the worst idea since chocolate-covered ants.
Dick Cavett
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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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