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synonyms for doubtfully

  • dubiously
  • ambiguously
  • askance
  • distrustfully
  • doubtingly
  • hesitatingly
  • irresolutely
  • problematically
  • questionably
  • suspiciously
  • tentatively
  • uncertainly
  • undecidedly
  • unsettingly
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How to use doubtfully in a sentence

Whether Greene is capable of containing herself going forward is doubtful.
MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE AND HER CROCK-OF-BILE TEARSKAREN TUMULTYFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That doesn’t mean it will be the case here, and I’m pretty doubtful it will, for the reasons articulated above.
WHAT MCCONNELL GOT — AND DIDN’T — ON THE FILIBUSTERAARON BLAKEJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Meanwhile many strategists are doubtful yields will keep up the pace we’ve seen in the first week of 2021, and Ripley believes the Fed will “keep a lid” on how far rates go.
AS TREASURY YIELDS HIT NEAR 10-MONTH HIGHS, WHAT IT MEANS FOR INVESTORSANNE SRADERSJANUARY 13, 2021FORTUNE
It’s doubtful the Browns have enough in them to overcome what the coronavirus has done.
THE CLEVELAND BROWNS WERE AN NFL FEEL-GOOD STORY. THEN THE CORONAVIRUS GOT JEALOUS.JERRY BREWERJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On a number of specific fronts from its climate plan, it’s doubtful San Diego is going to meet the 2020 reduction targets next year.
MORNING REPORT: LOOKING BACK ON THE TECH BOONDOGGLES OF 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGODECEMBER 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Rosemary shook her head doubtfully, and her falling hair of pale, shimmering gold waved like a wheat-field shaken by a breeze.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The younger members of the committee looked at one another doubtfully; but Mrs. Kerrick clapped her hands enthusiastically.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Oh, this job o work is goin to take him out o town for a while, returned the woman, doubtfully.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
"Not f'r another hour," one of them dropped to Harney in passing; and he stood doubtfully glancing about him.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
Coffee Jack took the line and examined it doubtfully, as if he feared it might not be strong enough.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
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WORDS RELATED TO DOUBTFULLY

  • askance
  • doubtfully
  • doubtingly
  • dubiously
  • suspiciously
  • with a grain of salt
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.