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dubious
used in The Fountainhead

3 uses
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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."
  • He read a great deal and he attended a few dubious meetings, where he spoke once or twice, not too well, but mostly sat in a corner, listening, watching, thinking.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (42% in)
  • The Dean looked at him dubiously, but continued: "Needless to say, I did not vote against you.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (45% in)
  • The part played by Mrs. Gail Wynand is certainly highly dubious, to say the least.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (72% in)

There are no more uses of "dubious" in The Fountainhead.

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