used in The Fellowship of the Ring
only 1 use
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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."
dubiously = with suspicion
There are no more uses of "dubious" in The Fellowship of the Ring.