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Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Definitions for dubiety

  1. The condition or quality of being doubtful or skeptical.
  2. A matter of doubt.

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Citations for dubiety
Kennedy and O'Connor may think that Title 3 has been violated, but O'Connor and the chief justice are not convinced that the Supreme Court was meant to litigate challenges under that federal statute, and their dubiety here is shared by Justices Scalia and Souter. Hadley Arkes, National Review
Despite a lack of forensic evidence, dubiety among the police themselves and inaccuracies in Raymond's confession, he was finally found guilty. Maggie Barry, The Mirror
Origin of dubiety
1740-1750
Dubiety is from Late Latin dubietas, from Latin dubius, "doubtful, uncertain."
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