from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Hesitatingly; doubtingly; as if in doubt.


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  • "Perhaps" -- very dubitatively -- "a portmanteau or bag might help him out of his temporary difficulties."

    The British Barbarians

  • He flicked the horse dubitatively, and turned his head, first to Robert, next to Rhoda; and then he chuckled aloud:

    Rhoda Fleming — Volume 5

  • "Yes," Westray said dubitatively; "I suppose it couldn't be construed into attempting to outwit her, could it?

    The Nebuly Coat


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