Definition of dubitation in English:

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dubitation

Pronunciation: /ˌd(y)o͞obəˈtāSH(ə)n/

noun

formal
Doubt; hesitation: a judgment fenced around with proper scholarly dubitation

Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin dubitatio(n-), from dubitare 'to doubt'.

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Syllabification: du·bi·ta·tion

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