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Words Related to Certainty and Doubt - Doubt 1

Here you will learn some English words related to doubt, such as "hesitate", "dubious", and "confusion".

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Words Related to Certainty and Doubt
apocryphal
[adjective]
(of a statement or story) unlikely to be authentic, even though it is widely believed to be true
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a question mark hang over sth
[phrase]
a feeling of uncertainty and doubt about something
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arguable
[adjective]
not believed to be true and open to question and disagreement
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(as) far as sb know
[phrase]
used to express one's uncertainty about the statement one has made as there might be something that makes it untrue
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confusion
[noun]
a state of being confused and not having a clear understanding of an action, behavior, etc.
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debatable
[adjective]
unclear or uncertain because of the involvement of many different opinions
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doubt
[noun]
a feeling of uncertainty about something
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to doubt
[verb]
to have a lack of confidence in something's truth or accuracy
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doubtful
[adjective]
improbable or unlikely to happen or be the case
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dubious
[adjective]
(of a person) unsure of the credibility of something; uncertain whether or not something is good
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halting
[adjective]
acting or talking with hesitation due to uncertainty or lack of confidence
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haltingly
[adverb]
(of speech or movement) in a nervous manner that makes one stutter while speaking or stumble while walking
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to have half a mind to
[phrase]
to say that one will do something even though they might not really intending to
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to hesitate
[verb]
to pause before saying or doing something because of uncertainty or nervousness
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hesitation
[noun]
the act of pausing before doing or saying something because one feels unsure
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if
[noun]
‌an uncertain possibility or condition
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iffy
[adjective]
having a feeling of uncertainty or doubt toward something
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impossible
[adjective]
not able to be or happen; not possible to do
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inconclusive
[adjective]
not producing a clear result or decision
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to be only / just a matter of time
[phrase]
to certainly happen at some point in the future
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maybe
[adverb]
used to show uncertainty or hesitation
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there is no question of
[sentence]
used to convey that something cannot happen under any given circumstances
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not necessarily
[phrase]
used usually in a response to show that something may not be true
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or what
[phrase]
used to show one's uncertainty of something
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