Definition of doubtful


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • doubtful is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 14 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • doubtful is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 18 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of doubtful

  • unsettled in mind or opinion (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. tentative

  • open to doubt or suspicion (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the candidate's doubtful past

    Synonyms

    1. dubious
    2. dubitable
    3. in question

  • fraught with uncertainty or doubt (adjective)

    Examples

    1. they were doubtful that the cord would hold
    2. it was doubtful whether she would be admitted

    Synonyms

    1. dubious

See definition of doubtful in Merriam Webster