doubtful

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdaʊtfʊl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdaʊtfəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(doutfəl)


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doubtful

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. it is doubtful (that) they'll [win, show up on time]
  2. it is doubtful [that, if] they ever would have been able to
  3. it is doubtful if I will be able to [come, make it]
  4. it is (still) doubtful whether or not they will [win]
  5. it is doubtful to me [if, why, what]
  6. its existence is doubtful
  7. their [version, account, excuse] is doubtful
  8. [rain, snow, sunshine] is doubtful (today)
  9. highly doubtful [financial accounts, motives, reasons]
  10. a doubtful [mood, expression, outlook, future]
  11. am doubtful as to [where, when, who, how many]
  12. am doubtful about your [integrity, loyalty]
  13. are doubtful of [my ability, the benefits, her motives]
  14. the [voters, members, parents, workers] remain doubtful
  15. you [look, seem, sound] doubtful
  16. [convince, win over] the doubtful [voters]
  17. [somewhat, extremely, rather] doubtful
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