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indubitable

[in-doo-bi-tuh-buh l, -dyoo-] /ɪnˈdu bɪ tə bəl, -ˈdyu-/
adjective
1.
that cannot be doubted; patently evident or certain; unquestionable.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin indubitābilis. See in-3, dubitable
Related forms
indubitability, indubitableness, noun
indubitably, adverb
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Examples from the web for indubitably
  • Some of those works were indubitably great, some mediocre, and some trivial potboilers.
  • The dress code is business casual, and the atmosphere is indubitably refined.
  • The genius of science is not that it is right, but that it is wrong, and often indubitably so.
  • The sneezer ends up with his throat slashed, indubitably, right before your eyes.
  • indubitably, crimes that manifest from a diagnosed disability present significant complications for investigators.
  • Although indubitably matters of judgment, they were not matters of difficult judgment.
British Dictionary definitions for indubitably

indubitably

/ɪnˈdjuːbɪtəblɪ/
adverb
1.
without doubt; certainly

indubitable

/ɪnˈdjuːbɪtəbəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being doubted; unquestionable
Derived Forms
indubitability, indubitableness, noun
Word Origin
C18: from Latin indubitābilis, from in-1 + dubitāre to doubt
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Word Origin and History for indubitably
adv.

late 15c., from indubitable + -ly (2).

indubitable

adj.

mid-15c., from Latin indubitabilis "that cannot be doubted," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + dubitabilis "doubtful," from dubitare "hesitate, doubt" (see doubt).

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