HyperDic: dubiousness

English > 2 senses of the word dubiousness:
NOUNcognitiondubiousness, doubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulnessthe state of being unsure of something
attributedubiousness, doubt, doubtfulness, questionuncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
English > dubiousness: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe state of being unsure of something.
Synonymsdoubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness
Narrowerincredulity, disbelief, skepticism, mental rejectiondoubt about the truth of something
indecision, indecisiveness, irresolutiondoubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action
mental reservation, reservation, arriere penseeAn unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
misgiving, mistrust, distrust, suspiciondoubt about someone's honesty
peradventuredoubt or uncertainty as to whether something is the case
suspenseAn uncertain cognitive state
Broadercognitive state, state of mindThe state of a person's cognitive processes
OppositecertaintyThe state of being certain
Spanishduda, incertidumbre, pregunta
Catalandubte, incertesa, incertitud
Adjectivesdubiousfraught with uncertainty or doubt
dubiousnot convinced
English > dubiousness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaninguncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something.
Example"the dubiousness of his claim"
Synonymsdoubt, doubtfulness, question
Broaderuncertainty, uncertainness, precariousnessunsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
Spanishcuestión, duda
Catalandubte
Adjectivesdubiousopen to doubt or suspicion

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