Part of speech:
Being such that formal argument or discussion is possible.
That can be supported by argument
Of or involving dispute; controversial
The definition of dubious is something that is unlikely to be true.
The definition of doubtful is suspicious, unclear or unsure.
Subject to doubt or question; uncertain.
Suspected with good reason of being immoral, dishonest, unsound, etc.
Not worthy of consideration or discussion because it has been resolved or it no longer needs to be resolved
Open to or viewed with suspicion:
Tending to provoke or stimulate.
Always ready to argue; quarrelsome
Not surely or certainly known; questionable; problematic
Inclined to dispute; fond of arguing; contentious
Of or provoking controversy or given to sophistical argument and specious reasoning
Not involving violence or employing force:
Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful.
With no exception or qualification; unexceptionable
Not disputed or doubted:
Not doubted, called in question, or disputed; certain
Stating facts and suggesting that particular inferences and conclusions can be drawn from them.
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