Capable of being doubted; susceptible of being questioned.

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  • dubitable — [dybitabl] adj. ÉTYM. Fin XIXe; lat. dubitabilis « douteux; qui doute », du supin de dubitare (→ Douter), d après indubitable. REM. Richard de Radonvilliers proposait en 1845 dubitabiliser « rendre, devenir douteux » et son participe passé. ❖ ♦… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dubitable — Du bi*ta*ble, a. [L. dubitabilis. Cf. {Doubtable}.] Liable to be doubted; uncertain. [R.] Dr. H. More. {Du bi*ta*bly}, adv. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dubitable — index controversial, debatable, disputable, doubtful, dubitative, impalpable, implausible, ludicrous …   Law dictionary

  • dubitable — (Del lat. dubitabĭlis). adj. dudable …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • dubitable — [do͞o′bi tə bəl, dyo͞o′bi tə bəl] adj. [L dubitabilis] that is to be doubted; uncertain dubitably adv …   English World dictionary

  • dubitable — ► adjetivo Que es dudable o dudoso. * * * dubitable (del lat. «dubitabĭlis») adj. Dudoso. * * * dubitable. (Del lat. dubitabĭlis). adj. dudable …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • dubitable — {{#}}{{LM D14043}}{{〓}} {{[}}dubitable{{]}} ‹du·bi·ta·ble› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} Que puede o debe ser dudado: • Presentó unas conclusiones provisionales y más que dubitables.{{○}} …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • dubitable — adjective open to doubt or suspicion the candidate s doubtful past he has a dubious record indeed what one found uncertain the other found dubious or downright false it was more than dubitable whether the friend was as influential as she thought… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dubitable — adjective Etymology: Latin dubitabilis, from dubitare to doubt more at doubt Date: circa 1616 open to doubt or question …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dubitable — dubitably, adv. /dooh bi teuh beuhl, dyooh /, adj. open to doubt; doubtful; uncertain. [1615 25; < L dubitabilis, equiv. to dubita(re) to doubt + bilis BLE] * * * …   Universalium

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