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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doubtfulness  \Doubt"ful*ness\,  n. 
  1.  State  of  being  doubtful. 
 
  2.  Uncertainty  of  meaning;  ambiguity;  indefiniteness.  ``  The 
  doubtfulness  of  his  expressions.''  --Locke. 
 
  3.  Uncertainty  of  event  or  issue.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  doubtfulness 
  n  1:  the  state  of  being  unsure  of  something  [syn:  {doubt},  {uncertainty}, 
  {incertitude},  {dubiety},  {dubiousness}]  [ant:  {certainty}] 
  2:  uncertainty  about  the  truth  or  factuality  of  existence  of 
  something  "the  dubiousness  of  his  claim";  "there  is  no 
  question  about  the  validity  of  the  enterprise"  [syn:  {doubt}, 
  {dubiousness},  {question}] 




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