Dubitancy Du"bi*tan*cy, n. [LL. dubitantia.] Doubt; uncertainty. [R.] --Hammond. [1913 Webster]

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  • dubitancy — index ambivalence, incertitude, indecision Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dubitancy — du·bi·tan·cy …   English syllables

  • dubitancy — ]d.ənsē, ]tən noun ( es) Etymology: Medieval Latin dubitantia, from Latin dubitant , dubitans + ia y : doubt, uncertainty …   Useful english dictionary

  • Doubtance — Doubt ance, n. [OF. doutance. Cf. {Dubitancy}.] State of being in doubt; uncertainty; doubt. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ambivalence — noun dubiety, dubitancy, equivocalness, hesitation, incertitude, indecision, indecisiveness, indeterminacy, indetermination, irresoluteness, irresolution, mental reservation, prevarication, uncertainty, undecidedness, undetermination, vacillation …   Law dictionary

  • incertitude — I noun ambiguity, bewilderment, changeableness, dilemma, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiosity, dubiousness, dubitancy, dubitation, fog, haze, hesitancy, hesitation, indecision, indetermination, insecurity, irresolution, misgiving, perplexity,… …   Law dictionary

  • indecision — I noun changeableness, dilemma, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, dubitancy, dubitatio, dubitation, equivocalness, fickleness, fluctuation, haesitatio, hesitancy, hesitation, inability to decide, incertitude, inconstantia,… …   Law dictionary

  • disbelief — Synonyms and related words: agnosticism, atheism, confutability, contestability, controvertibility, deism, deniability, denial, discredit, disputability, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, dubitancy, faithlessness, heresy, inability to… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • doubt — Synonyms and related words: Humism, Pyrrhonism, agnosticism, agonize over, all overs, anxiety, apprehension, apprehensiveness, awake a doubt, be at sea, be diffident, be doubtful, be dubious, be possessive, be skeptical, be uncertain, beat about …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Uncertainty — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Uncertainty >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 uncertainty uncertainty incertitude doubt Sgm: N 1 doubtfulness doubtfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 dubiety dubiety dubitation dubitancy| dubitousness GRP …   English dictionary for students

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