Definition of dubiety in English:


Line breaks: du¦bi|ety
Pronunciation: /djuːˈbʌɪɪti


[mass noun] formal
  • The state or quality of being doubtful; uncertainty: his enemies made much of the dubiety of his paternity
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    • But as for the Mirror, there's no such dubiety.
    • Therefore, in order to relieve his frustrations, the official may look to get his own back by only ruling in favour of this player when there is absolutely no dubiety about a challenge or incident involving this problematic performer.
    • This has opened up an area of great dubiety which deserves more definitive answers.


mid 18th century: from late Latin dubietas, from Latin dubium 'a doubt'.

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