Dubitative
Dubitative Du"bi*ta*tive, a. [L. dubitativus: cf. F. dubitatif.] Tending to doubt; doubtful. [R.] -- {Du"bi*ta*tive*ly}, adv. [R.] --. Eliot. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • dubitative — I adjective contestable, controversial, controvertible, deniable, disputable, doubtable, doubtful, dubious, dubitable, in doubt, open to question, questionable, refutable, suspect, unsustainable II index debatable, disputable, dubious …   Law dictionary

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  • dubitative — См. dubitativo …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • dubitative — dubitatively, adv. /dooh bi tay tiv, dyooh /, adj. 1. doubting; doubtful. 2. expressing doubt. [1605 15; < LL dubitativus, equiv. to dubitat(us) (see DUBITATION) + ivus IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dubitative — adj. doubtful, questionable; doubting, having doubts; revealing doubts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dubitative — du·bi·ta·tive …   English syllables

  • dubitative — /ˈdjubətətɪv/ (say dyoohbuhtuhtiv) adjective 1. doubting; doubtful. 2. expressing doubt. {Late Latin dubitātīvus doubtful} –dubitatively, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • dubitative — adj. literary of, expressing, or inclined to doubt or hesitation. Derivatives: dubitatively adv. Etymology: F dubitatif ive or LL dubitativus (as DUBITATION) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dubitative mood — (abbreviated dub) is an epistemic grammatical mood found in some languages, that indicates that the statement is dubious, doubtful, or uncertain.[1] It may subsist as a separate morphological category, as in Bulgarian, or else as a category of… …   Wikipedia

  • Dubitatively — Dubitative Du bi*ta*tive, a. [L. dubitativus: cf. F. dubitatif.] Tending to doubt; doubtful. [R.] {Du bi*ta*tive*ly}, adv. [R.] . Eliot. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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