dubiety

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dubiety the state of being unsure of something
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dubiety Doubtfulness; uncertainty; doubt. "The dubiety of his fate."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dubiety Doubtfulness; dubiousness.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Dubiety doubtfulness
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. dubietas, fr. dubius,. See Dubious
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. dubius.

Usage

In literature:

There was no dubiety permitted.
"St. Ives being The Adventures of a French Prison in England" by Robert Louis Stevenson
He lost all his diffident dubiety and was anew the bold adventurer, treading loverlike upon the very stars.
"Gilian The Dreamer" by Neil Munro
Dubiety plays on me like a flute.
"John Splendid" by Neil Munro
It was curious that this same word "Dearest" had occasioned Westray also considerable thought and dubiety.
"The Nebuly Coat" by John Meade Falkner
And yet these grim old walls are not a dilettantism and dubiety; they are an earnest fact.
"Past and Present" by Thomas Carlyle
But this is unchristian, and I must go consult Doctor Dubiety.
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 1 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
The exact nature of the chemical action taking place is a point of some dubiety.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
Then, meandering through this wilderness of dubiety, ran thoughts of Oliver.
"The Rough Road" by William John Locke
The selection of the gown was a matter for profound deliberation, and ended in a mood of dubiety.
"Making People Happy" by Thompson Buchanan
These rights are not free from difficulty and dubiety.
"Liberalism" by L. T. Hobhouse
Lydia did not parley with her dubieties.
"The Prisoner" by Alice Brown
There was no dubiety permitted.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 20 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
It has cost me more botheration and dubiety than any other I ever took in hand.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
But it was compulsory that He should leave them in no dubiety regarding the blessings He promised.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I" by Marcus Dods
It was important to stand well with him and leave room for no dubiety.
"The Great Mogul" by Louis Tracy
But Mr. Gilbert admitted of no such dubiety, and marked the difference decidedly and effectually.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
There was no dubiety about the verdict of the Nationalist organizations opposed to Mr. Redmond.
"The Evolution of Sinn Fein" by Robert Mitchell Henry
Mr. Jennings was in a state of great dubiety and consternation.
"The International Monthly, Volume 4, No. 1, August, 1851" by Various
Mr. Jennings was in a state of great dubiety and consternation.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 15, August, 1851" by Various
He knew that Brand was not likely to leave them in any dubiety as to the past.
"The Pillar of Light" by Louis Tracy
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In news:

The Sudden Dubiety of His Redoubt.
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