Definition of Questionable

1. Adjective. Subject to question. "A fire of questionable origin"




2. Adjective. Able to be refuted.
Exact synonyms: Confutable, Confutative, Refutable
Similar to: Deniable
Derivative terms: Confute

Definition of Questionable

1. a. Admitting of being questioned; inviting, or seeming to invite, inquiry.

Definition of Questionable

1. Adjective. Problematic; open to doubt or challenge ¹

2. Adjective. Of dubious respectability or morality ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Questionable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Questionable

questingly
questings
question
question-mark
question-master
question-masters
question mark
question marks
question master
question of fact
question of law
question sheet
question the question
question time
questionability
questionable (current term)
questionableness
questionably
questionaries
questionary
questioned
questioner
questioners
questioning
questioningly
questionings
questionist
questionists
questionless
questionnaire

Literary usage of Questionable

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1. Science of Fingerprints: Classification and Uses (1988)
"Nothing can be done about faulty inking or pressure once the prints are taken. The patterns which are questionable merely because they seem to have ..."

2. The Parliamentary Debatesby Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament by Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament (1824)
"Now this proceeding was, to say the least of it, exceedingly questionable, and the extraordinary construction which had been put on this recent act of ..."

3. Homerica, Emendations and Elucidations of the Odyssey by Thomas Leyden Agar (1908)
"In fact it is questionable whether any metrical necessity could excuse such a proceeding. But here there is no justification of the kind, and I am convinced ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"It is questionable, all things considered, whether any country in the world is more congenial as a place of residence for the following reasons: The ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1872)
"Why the malarial emanations should show themselves in such a " questionable shape" I do not pretend to say. IQUITOS, Peru, Jan. 16,1872. ART. YIII. ..."

6. Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association by American philological association (1897)
"A questionable Tradition in Latin Historical Syntax, by Professor Thomas Fitz-Hugh, of the University of Texas. The doctrine as to the purely formal or ..."

7. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"It is justly argued, that if the popular adjuncts to the story of Swiss independence had been known in his day, in however questionable a shape, ..."

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