Adjective(1) open to doubt or suspicion(2) fraught with uncertainty or doubt(3) unsettled in mind or opinion
(1) After she was told about the fierce competition in the modeling world in Jakarta, Nike, was briefly silent and seemed doubtful of her plans.(2) We shot him doubtful looks, certain that the country that gave the world the deep-fried pizza would be incapable of producing anything near the standard of a Mint Slice.(3) Upon evidence, licences will be taken from companies alleged of dealing with goods of doubtful and undeclared origin.(4) Mobile's storyline is rather predictable and it's doubtful whether the show would work as a stage-bound, non-mobile monologue.(5) The cause is of doubtful origin at the moment and it's too early to say if it was arson.(6) Tilloid is a term used for till-like deposits of doubtful but probably non-glacial origin.(7) She was very doubtful of her own abilities, always had been.(8) I'm still wavering, still feeling incredibly doubtful of the situation.(9) Remember also that most people, despite their confident appearance and demeanor, are often as scared as you are and as doubtful of themselves.(10) the project is looking doubtful(11) When the radio program went ├ö├ç├┐on the air├ö├ç├û a few minutes later, I at once made it clear that I was highly doubtful of the claims of graphology.(12) In a city where almost roadside bin is overflowing with uncleared garbage, it's extremely doubtful whether the authorities will be successful in implementation.(13) This edict was itself of doubtful legality, for it revoked an 1865 law, but was signed by the Tsar on presentation by the minister of the interior.(14) The streets here were painted gold; whether it was genuine was doubtful , but it was supremely glamorous.(15) I was doubtful of their success, but it was worth a try.(16) he was doubtful about going to the match
1. irresolute ::
2. in doubt ::
3. unlikely ::
4. distrustful ::
5. questionable ::
6. tentative ::
7. dubious ::
1. certain ::
2. positive ::
3. sure ::
Different Formsdoubtful, doubtfully, doubtfulness
Word Example from TV Shows
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lt's DOUBTFUL he'll live.
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 8
He probably feels that it's DOUBTFUL that
his mother will be overly impressed...
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 11
It's DOUBTFUL he'll live.
Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 8
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