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 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]


In a questionable and dubious manner


dubiously; questionably

Context example:

these were estates his father questionably acquired


dubious (open to doubt or suspicion)

Sense 2dubiously [BACK TO TOP]


In a doubtful manner


doubtfully; dubiously

Context example:

Gerald shook his head doubtfully


dubious (fraught with uncertainty or doubt)

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