dubious

suomi-englanti sanakirja

dubious englannista suomeksi

  1. kyseenalainen, arveluttava

  2. epäilevä

  1. kyseenalainen, epäilyttävä, arveluttava

  2. epäilevä, epävarma, epäluuloinen

dubious englanniksi

  1. Arousing doubt; questionable; open to suspicion.

  2. (ux)

  3. (quote-journal)

  4. 2011, Nigel Jones, "A Tale of Two Scandals", ''History Today'', February 2011, Vol. 61 Issue 2, pages 10–17

  5. Evasive, womanising, boastful, malicious, untrustworthy, an inveterate gambler who combined his mediocre military career with running a high-class brothel, permanently cash strapped and viciously quarrelsome, his character is as dubious as his unsavoury appearance.
  6. {{quote-journal|1=en|year=2018|author=James Lambert|title=A multitude of ‘lishes’: The nomenclature of hybridity|journal=English World-Wide|page=2

  7. In disbelief; wavering, uncertain, or hesitating in opinion; inclined to doubt; undecided.

  8. ''She was dubious about my plan at first, but later I managed to persuade her to cooperate.''

  9. 2010, John M. Broder, "Global Climate-Change Talks Begin in Cancun With More Modest Expectations", ''New York Times'', November 30, Section A, Column 0, Foreign Desk, page 12

  10. Last year, President Obama had large majorities in Congress and hopes of passing a comprehensive climate and energy bill. Next year, he faces a new Congress much more dubious about the reality of climate change and considerably more hostile to international efforts to deal with it.
  11. Generally considered imprecise or wrong, but not totally unplayable.