questionable

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkwɛst͡ʃənəbl̩/
  • Hyphenation: ques‧tio‧nable

Etymology[edit]

question +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

questionable (comparative more questionable, superlative most questionable)

  1. (obsolete) Inviting questions; inviting inquiry.
    • c. 1600, Shakespeare, Hamlet:
      Thou comest in such a questionable shape.
  2. Problematic; open to doubt or challenge.
    It is questionable if the universe is open or closed.
  3. Of dubious respectability or morality.
    Tiffiny's behavior is highly questionable.

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