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Not known with certainty
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“It remains doubtful if their strategy can stand up to the scrutiny of a court.”
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Feeling uncertain about something
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“They are doubtful of her being reunited with Ollie, after waiting more than two weeks for his return.”
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Not likely to be true or to happen
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“It is doubtful whether tomorrow's victor will reach quite the lofty heights of his predecessor.”
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Subject to dispute or questions
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“I discovered that they were based on extrapolations of doubtful validity on original data that were of questionable value.”
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Experiencing or showing doubt or skepticism
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“The contradictions left many social workers feeling doubtful about their own transformative potential.”
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Dangerously insecure or unstable
“He implores her favor and protection in the doubtful dilemma in which is about to involve himself.”
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Confused or perplexed
“He gave me a wary, doubtful look as I picked apart his arguments one by one.”
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Shady or suspicious in nature
“Like the Spectator's lady of easy virtue, he finds an excuse for present doubtful dealings in his excellent future intentions.”
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Not explicit
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Modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence
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Deviating from what is considered normal
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Difficult to believe or unlikely to happen
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Written or spoken with a partisan, biased or prejudiced purpose, especially a controversial one
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Quick or likely to change consistently
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Wildly exaggerated or improbable
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Lacking the ability to resist the influence of other people or to control one's own impulses
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Wondering, curious
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Prone to speaking evasively, indirectly, or duplicitously
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Not giving hope of future success or good results
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Not hopeful
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Said, without proof, to have taken place or to have a specified illegal or undesirable quality
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Of doubtful quality or legality
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Having the feeling that one is about to vomit
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Not conforming with accepted or orthodox standards or beliefs
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Described in or based on legends
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Hesitant or uncertain
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Having a meaning that is expressed indirectly or ambiguously
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Tending to rock or shake; unsteady
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