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  • Doubtable — Doubt a*ble, a. [OF. doutable, L. dubitabilis, from dubitare. Cf. {Dubitable}.] 1. Capable of being doubted; questionable. [1913 Webster] 2. Worthy of being feared; redoubtable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • doubtable — index debatable, disputable, doubtful, dubitative, impalpable, implausible, ludicrous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • doubtable — adjective Capable of being doubted; doubtful; dubious; dubitable. See usage notes below. Descartes adopts the tool of a radical skepticism, submitting to question established beliefs, exposing them to the test of doubt, breaking them down when… …   Wiktionary

  • doubtable — Un procez est tousjours doubtable jusques à la fin, Communis est Mars fori ad vltimam vsque catastrophes clausalam. B …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • doubtable — adj. questionable, may be doubted …   English contemporary dictionary

  • doubtable — doubt·able …   English syllables

  • doubtable — ˈdau̇d.əbəl, au̇tə adjective Etymology: Middle English doutable, from Middle French, causing doubt, doubting, from Late Latin & Latin; Late Latin dubitabilis doubting, from Latin, capable of being doubted, from dubitare to doubt + abilis able :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • doubt — doubtable, adj. doubtably, adv. doubter, n. doubtingly, adv. doubtingness, n. /dowt/, v.t. 1. to be uncertain about; consider questionable or unlikely; hesitate to believe. 2. to distrust. 3. Archaic. to fear; be apprehensive about. v.i. 4 …   Universalium

  • american — 1. (American) (3562↑, 1354↓) Technically, an American is someone from the Americas i.e. North or South America. However, it is so commonly referring to people from the USA that we ll just ignore that point for now. An American is someone who… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Dubitable — Du bi*ta*ble, a. [L. dubitabilis. Cf. {Doubtable}.] Liable to be doubted; uncertain. [R.] Dr. H. More. {Du bi*ta*bly}, adv. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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