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  • adj. doubtful

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Doubtful.


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  • Well, I got along to me room, sick an 'sorry enough, an' doubtsome whether I might get in wid no key.

    Martin Hewitt, Investigator

  • They are oddly careless in the essential matter of dates, but contain many astounding genuine documents, which lend a sort of 'doubtsome trust' to others, hardly more incredible, which cannot be verified, and are supposed by the Duc de Broglie to be 'interpolations.'

    Historical Mysteries

  • Princes, by fore-telling them manie greate thinges; parte true, parte false: For if all were false, he would tyne credite at all handes; but alwaies doubtsome, as his Oracles were.


  • I thank my God that I preach unto you so sure a gospel, even the oracles of the eternal God; the earth and the heavens shall pass away, but this word and oracles shall never pass away; therefore it is not a doubtsome message that I carry unto you, for it is surer than the heavens, and surer than the earth; and these eyes of yours, that have seen both the truth of this spoken here.

    The Pulpit Of The Reformation, Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4.

  • "doubtsome faith" which the Popish Church systematically inculcates, are both rebuked here, being in direct and painful contrast to that

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible


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