Definition of questionable in English:

questionable

Line breaks: ques¦tion|able
Pronunciation: /ˈkwɛstʃ(ə)nəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

questionability

Pronunciation: /kwɛstʃ(ə)nəˈbɪlɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • In experiencing uncanniness, the ruination and questionability of life are encountered.
  • With so many possible reasons for her bad behaviour and the questionability of Charlie's existence, her acting takes full advantage of an unique position of being both victim and potential villain.
  • Its questionability is supported by the fact that the Buddha urged that one should refrain from taking any such ontological position with regard to the self or of the world.

questionableness

noun
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  • Leave aside the questionableness of the specific accusation for the moment.
  • The heterogeneity among studies for the latter outcome (P = 0.0002) indicates the questionableness of the generalizability of this estimate.
  • That does not change the questionableness of the protest's method.

questionably

adverb
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  • Yet the police have decided to act questionably in arresting peaceful protestors who only want to save the trees and find innovative ways to manage the city's traffic.
  • Her questionably close relationship with her son creates another strand of the drama which audiences in the late 19th century found challenging.
  • The presence, in the Gallery's reconstruction, of half-lengths of St Paul and, questionably, of St Andrew is hard to explain.

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