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dubitable +‎ -ly


dubitably (comparative more dubitably, superlative most dubitably)

  1. doubtfully
    • 1989, Lawrence E. Hazelrigg, Social Science and the Challenge of Relativism, volume 2, page 123:
      Even though a claim to know may be asserted dubitably and still be counted as a scientific claim, the imagined end of the enterprise of science remains (at least in its still predominant self-understanding) certain knowledge.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for dubitably in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)