Questionable



[kwes-chuh-nuh-buh l] /ˈkwɛs tʃə nə bəl/

adjective
1.
of doubtful propriety, honesty, morality, respectability, etc.:
questionable activities; in questionable taste.
2.
open to or dispute; doubtful or uncertain:
a statement of questionable accuracy.
3.
open to as to being of the nature or value suggested:
a questionable privilege.
/ˈkwɛstʃənəbəl/
adjective
1.
(esp of a person’s morality or honesty) admitting of some doubt; dubious
2.
of disputable value or authority: a questionable text
adj.

1580s, “that may be interrogated;” c.1600, “open to dispute, doubtful,” from question (v.) + -able. Deprecatory sense of “dubious in character” is attested from 1806. Related: Questionably.

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