questionableness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

questionable +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

questionableness ‎(uncountable)

  1. The state or condition of being questionable; dubiousness.
    • 1924, Herman Melville, Billy Budd, London: Constable & Co., Chapter 13, [1]
      It never entered his mind that here was a matter which from its extreme questionableness, it was his duty as a loyal blue-jacket to report in the proper quarter.