Definition of Doubtable

1. a. Capable of being doubted; questionable.



Definition of Doubtable

1. Adjective. (uncommon) Capable of being doubted; doubtful; dubious; dubitable. ''See usage notes below.'' ¹

2. Adjective. (obsolete) Fearsome; redoubtable. ¹

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Definition of Doubtable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doubtable

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doubly transitive verb
doubly transitive verb form
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doubtable (current term)
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Literary usage of Doubtable

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1. Joining in Public Discussions: A Study of Effective Speechmaking for Members by Alfred Dwight Sheffield (1922)
"The competent and honest disputant, on the other hand, recognizes frankly that every contention is doubtable on at least one score: on that of its relevance ..."

2. Addresses to Women Engaged in Church Work by Henry Codman Potter (1898)
"And in the fourth place, all religious truths are doubtable. There is no absolute truth for any one of them. Even that fundamental truth—the existence of a ..."

3. Hume by William Angus Knight (1886)
"Doubt everything of which you can doubt, Descartes virtually said, exhaust the sphere of the doubtable, and by this process you will conquer doubt; ..."

4. Drummond's Addresses by Henry Drummond (1900)
"And in the fourth place, all religious truth are doubtable. ... Bear in mind, then, that all religious trutt are doubtable—even those which we hold mot ..."

5. Publishers Weeklyby Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1902)
"... 38, doubtable-Effective. NY, Oxford Univ. Press, (Amer. Branch,) 1902. 617-740+48 p.+ title-page and prefatory notes to v. 3, D, ed. by JAH Murray; E, ..."

6. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong, Roul Tunley (1883)
"Weite, Kirchen-Lex. sv for six or eight months the author could spare from the i doubtable giant« and wicked ..."

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