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] ||

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  • dubitatively — du·bi·ta·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • dubitatively — adverb see dubitative …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — /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

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