questionable

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Questionable \Ques"tion*a*ble\, adjective

1. Admitting of being questioned; inviting, or seeming to invite, inquiry. [R.]

Thou com'st in such a questionable shape That I will speak to thee. -- Shak.

2. Liable to question; subject to be doubted or called in question; problematical; doubtful; suspicious.

It is questionable whether Galen ever saw the dissection of a human body.T. -- Baker.

Syn: Disputable; debatable; uncertain; doubtful; problematical; suspicious.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

questionable

adjective

1: subject to question; "questionable motives"; "a questionable reputation"; "a fire of questionable origin" [ant: {unquestionable}]

2: able to be refuted [syn: {questionable}, {refutable}, {confutable}, {confutative}]


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