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dubious
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
doubtful
in various senses, including:
  • doubtful that something should be relied upon — as in "The argument relies on a dubious assumption."
  • doubtful that something is morally proper — as in "The company is accused of using dubious sales practices to influence minors."
  • bad or of questionable value — as in "The state has the dubious distinction of the highest taxes."
  • doubtful or uncertain — as in "She is dubious about making the change."
  • Mr. Mowen glanced up dubiously: he could not tell whether the answer was intended to apply to him or to the young man.
    1.9 Part 1 Chapter 9 — The Sacred and the Profane (47% in)
  • They had been buying machinery from doubtful owners in sales of dubious legality, since nobody could tell who had the right to dispose of the great, dead properties, and nobody would come to challenge the transactions.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (62% in)

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