- (Roget's Thesaurus II) adverb With skepticism: askance, dubiously, ques-tioningly, skeptically. Idiom: with a grain of salt. See BELIEF.
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Doubtfully — Doubt ful*ly, adv. In a doubtful manner. [1913 Webster] Nor did the goddess doubtfully declare. Dryden. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
doubtfully — adv. Doubtfully is used with these verbs: ↑ask, ↑eye, ↑look, ↑shake … Collocations dictionary
doubtfully — doubtful ► ADJECTIVE 1) uncertain. 2) not known with certainty. 3) improbable. DERIVATIVES doubtfully adverb doubtfulness noun … English terms dictionary
doubtfully — adverb in a doubtful manner Gerald shook his head doubtfully • Syn: ↑dubiously • Derived from adjective: ↑dubious (for: ↑dubiously), ↑doubtful … Useful english dictionary
doubtfully — adverb see doubtful … New Collegiate Dictionary
doubtfully — See doubtful. * * * … Universalium
doubtfully — adverb In a doubtful manner, in context of doubt or ambiguity, questionably … Wiktionary
doubtfully — adv. uncertainly, unsurely; hesitatingly; suspiciously, skeptically … English contemporary dictionary
doubtfully — doubt·ful·ly … English syllables
doubtfully — See: doubtful … English dictionary