Dubiosities
Dubiosity Du`bi*os"i*ty, n.; pl. {Dubiosities}. [L. dubiosus.] The state of being doubtful; a doubtful statement or thing. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Men often swallow falsities for truths, dubiosities for certainties, possibilities for feasibilities. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dubiosity — Du bi*os i*ty, n.; pl. {Dubiosities}. [L. dubiosus.] The state of being doubtful; a doubtful statement or thing. [R.] [1913 Webster] Men often swallow falsities for truths, dubiosities for certainties, possibilities for feasibilities. Sir T.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Feasibilities — Feasibility Fea si*bil*ity (f[=e] z[i^]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[y^]) n.; pl. {Feasibilities} (f[=e] z[i^]*b[i^]l [i^]*tiz). [from {Feasible}] The quality of being feasible; practicability; also, that which is feasible; as, before we adopt a plan, let us… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Feasibility — Fea si*bil*ity (f[=e] z[i^]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[y^]) n.; pl. {Feasibilities} (f[=e] z[i^]*b[i^]l [i^]*tiz). [from {Feasible}] The quality of being feasible; practicability; also, that which is feasible; as, before we adopt a plan, let us consider its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dubiosity — /dooh bee os i tee, dyooh /, n., pl. dubiosities. dubiety. [1640 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • uncertainty — uncertainty, doubt, dubiety, dubiosity, skepticism, suspicion, mistrust can all mean a feeling of unsureness about someone or something. Uncertainty stresses the lack of certainty or certitude that may range from a mere falling short of these to… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • dubiosity — [do͞o΄bē äs′ə tē, dyo͞o΄bē äs′ə tē] n. pl. dubiosities vague doubt or uncertainty SYN. UNCERTAINTY …   English World dictionary

  • du|bi|os|i|ty — «DOO bee OS uh tee, DYOO », noun, plural ties. dubiety; dubiousness: »Men swallow dubiosities for certainties (Sir Thomas Browne) …   Useful english dictionary

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