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problematic +‎ -al

Adjective

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problematical (comparative more problematical, superlative most problematical)

  1. doubtful or disputed
  2. dubious or ambiguous
    • 1924, Herman Melville, chapter 8, in Billy Budd[1], London: Constable & Co.:
      The salt seer attentively listened, accompanying the Foretopman's recital with queer twitchings of his wrinkles and problematical little sparkles of his small ferret eyes.

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