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  • n. Plural form of dubitation.

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Examples

  • Rather, she enervates us with incessant dubitations.

    Nights in London

  • I rejoined that my achievements would resolve his dubitations and debates; I was absolutely sure of being able to perform far more than I had promised for his Excellency, but that he must give me means for carrying my work out, else I could not fulfil my undertaking.

    LIII

  • So capital an agreement cut short all Renzo’s economical dubitations, so that he quickly decided upon business, and complied with the proposal.

    Chapter XXXVIII

  • She had Milly at lunch one day and listened attentively to all her dubitations about her husband's career.

    One Woman's Life

  • Brotherhood is Brotherhood or Death; but money always will buy money's worth: in the wreck of human dubitations, this remains indubitable, that

    The French Revolution

  • Of treble-voice whimperings or vehemence, of bass-voice growlings, dubitations; Courage screwing itself to desperate defiance; Cowardice trembling silent within barred doors; -- and all round, Dulness calmly snoring; for much Dulness, flung on its mattresses, always sleeps.

    The French Revolution

  • The drudgeries he had to do, as novice in his Convent, all sorts of slave-work, were not his grievance: the deep earnest soul of the man had fallen into all manner of black scruples, dubitations; he believed himself likely to die soon, and far worse than die.

    Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

  • I rejoined that my achievements would resolve his dubitations and debates; I was absolutely sure of being able to perform far more than I had promised for his

    Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

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