- The state of being dubious.
Variant of dubious
- causing doubt; ambiguous; vague: a dubious remark
- feeling doubt; hesitating; skeptical
- with the outcome undecided or hanging in the balance: dubious battle
- rousing suspicion; questionable; shady: a dubious character
Origin of dubiousClassical Latin dubiosus, doubtful ; from dubius, doubting, uncertain ; from du- ; from or akin to duo, two + Indo-European base an unverified form bhu-, an unverified form bheu-, to be