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doubtful

US [ˈdaʊtfəl]
UK [ˈdaʊtf(ə)l]
  • adj.怀疑;拿不定主意;不确定;未必
  • Web怀疑的;可疑的;怀疑的,可疑的
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adj.
1.
拿不定主意;不确定;怀疑not sure; uncertain and feeling doubt
Rose was doubtful about the whole idea.
罗斯对整个设想持怀疑态度。
He was doubtful about accepting extra work.
他拿不定主意是否接受额外工作。
2.
未必;难说;不大可能unlikely; not probable
It's doubtful if this painting is a Picasso.
这未必就是毕加索的画。
With her injuries it's doubtful that she'll ever walk again.
她多处受伤,今后能否行走还很难说。
It's doubtful whether the car will last another year.
这辆汽车未必还能用上一年。
He is injured and is doubtful for the game tomorrow(= unlikely to play) .
他受了伤,明天未必能参赛。
3.
[nubn]
不明朗;悬而未定;可能变糟uncertain and likely to get worse
At the beginning of the war things were looking very doubtful.
战争刚开始时,形势看上去很不明朗。
4.
[obn]
低劣的;未必是真的;靠不住的of low value; probably not genuine or of a quality that you can rely on
This wine is of doubtful quality.
这酒的质量有问题。

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