doubtless


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doubt·less

 (dout′lĭs)
adv.
1. Certainly: The wind was doubtless a factor.
2. Presumably; probably: as you doubtless already know.
adj.
Certain; assured.

doubt′less·ly adv.

doubtless

(ˈdaʊtlɪs)
adv (sentence substitute or sentence modifier)
1. certainly
2. probably
adj
certain; assured
ˈdoubtlessness n

doubt•less

(ˈdaʊt lɪs)

adv. Also, doubt′less•ly.
1. without doubt; certainly.
2. probably; presumably.
adj.
3. certain; sure.
[1300–50]
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Adv.1.doubtless - without doubt; certainly; "it's undoubtedly very beautiful"

doubtless

adverb probably, presumably, most likely She took off her shoes, doubtless because her feet hurt.

doubtless

adverb
Translations
دونَ شَك، بلا رَيْب
bezpochyby
utvivlsomt
vafalaust, áreiîanlega; sennilega
nedvomno

doubtless

[ˈdaʊtlɪs] ADVsin duda, seguramente

doubtless

[ˈdaʊtləs] adv (= very likely) → sans doute, certainement

doubtless

advsicherlich; this is doubtless truedas stimmt sicherlich

doubtless

[ˈdaʊtlɪs] advsenza dubbio, indubbiamente

doubt

(daut) verb
1. to feel uncertain about, but inclined not to believe. I doubt if he'll come now; He might have a screwdriver, but I doubt it.
2. not to be sure of the reliability of. Sometimes I doubt your intelligence!
noun
a feeling of not being sure and sometimes of being suspicious. There is some doubt as to what happened; I have doubts about that place.
ˈdoubtful adjective
1. feeling doubt; uncertain what to think, expect etc. He is doubtful about the future of the school.
2. able to be doubted; not clear. The outcome is doubtful; a doubtful result.
3. uncertain but rather unlikely, unhopeful etc. It is doubtful whether this will work; a doubtful improvement.
4. suspicious. He's rather a doubtful character.
ˈdoubtfully adverb
ˈdoubtfulness noun
ˈdoubtless adverb
probably. John has doubtless told you about me.
beyond doubt
certain(ly). Beyond doubt, they will arrive tomorrow; His honesty is beyond doubt.
in doubt
uncertain. The result of the dispute is still in doubt.
no doubt
surely; probably. No doubt you would like to see your bedroom; He will come back again tomorrow, no doubt.
References in classic literature ?
It was Sir Edward, who informed by Augusta of her Brother's marriage, came doubtless to reproach him for having dared to unite himself to me without his Knowledge.
It would, doubtless, fare none too well for the man who had permitted the arch enemy of them all aboard the ship in the watches of the night, where later he might set an infernal machine to blow them all to kingdom come.
I do not know what was done regarding his property--the correct legal thing, doubtless.
Yes," said the Sheep, "if I should bring you the draught, you would doubtless make me provide the meat also.
We most earnestly recommend to you calmness and unanimity in this great and weighty affair, that the union may be brought to a happy conclusion, being the only EFFECTUAL way to secure our present and future happiness, and disappoint the designs of our and your enemies, who will doubtless, on this occasion, USE THEIR UTMOST ENDEAVORS TO PREVENT OR DELAY THIS UNION.
Doubtless the impressing personality has to be the right kind of personality as the perceiving eyes have to be the right kind of eyes--mine, for example.
He intended returning some hours after me, and doubtless he is now at home.
You will doubtless appreciate the fact," he said, "that my position, today, is a somewhat peculiar one.
As you yourself, superior to all Flatland forms, combine many Circles in One, so doubtless there is One above you who combines many Spheres in One Supreme Existence, surpassing even the Solids of Spaceland.
He was restrained by the threats of the two gentlemen and by the presence of their attendants, who doubtless had received their instructions.
Though the poems of the Boeotian school (2) were unanimously assigned to Hesiod down to the age of Alexandrian criticism, they were clearly neither the work of one man nor even of one period: some, doubtless, were fraudulently fathered on him in order to gain currency; but it is probable that most came to be regarded as his partly because of their general character, and partly because the names of their real authors were lost.
I have sought to impart this relief to the more serious passages in the book, not only because I believe myself to be justified in doing so by the laws of Art -- but because experience has taught me (what the experience of my readers will doubtless confirm) that there is no such moral phenomenon as unmixed tragedy to be found in the world around us.