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DUBIOUSLY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does dubiously mean? 

DUBIOUSLY (adverb)
  The adverb DUBIOUSLY has 2 senses:

1. in a questionable and dubious manner
2. in a doubtful manner

  Familiarity information: DUBIOUSLY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DUBIOUSLY (adverb)


Sense 1dubiously [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a questionable and dubious manner

Synonyms:

dubiously; questionably

Context example:

these were estates his father questionably acquired

Pertainym:

dubious (open to doubt or suspicion)


Sense 2dubiously [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a doubtful manner

Synonyms:

doubtfully; dubiously

Context example:

Gerald shook his head doubtfully

Pertainym:

dubious (fraught with uncertainty or doubt)


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