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Another word for doubtful

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Adjective
  1. Not affording certainty

  2. Not likely

    See also:

    likely

  3. Experiencing doubt

    Idioms:
    See also:

    certain

  4. In doubt or dispute

    See also:

    certain

  5. Of dubious character

    See also:

    honest

Another word for doubtful

Modifier
  1. Ambiguous

  2. Uncertain in mind

    See also:

    suspicious

Synonym Study

  • Problematic implies only uncertainty with no suggestion of a moral question a problematic success
  • Questionable strictly suggests only that there is some reason for doubt, but it is often used as a euphemism to imply strong suspicion, almost amounting to certainty, of immorality, dishonesty, etc. a questionable reputation
  • Dubious is less strong, suggesting merely vague suspicion or hesitancy dubious about the future
  • Doubtful implies strong uncertainty as to the probability, value, honesty, validity, etc. of something a doubtful remedy