I adjective admitting of doubt, ambiguous, apocryphal, appealing to reason, arguable, arguing, argumentative, at issue, confutable, conjectural, contestable, controversial, controvertible, cryptic, debatable, deniable, disputatious, doubtable, doubtful, doubting, dubious, dubitable, dubitative, enigmatic, equivocal, eristic, fallible, hard to believe, hypothetical, improbable, in dispute, in doubt, in issue, in question, incredible, indefinite, indeterminate, infamis, not axiomatic, not to be believed, of doubtful certainty, open to debate, open to discussion, open to doubt, open to question, open to suspicion, paradoxical, perplexing, polemic, problematic, questionable, refutable, speculative, subject to argument, subject to controversy, suppositional, suspect, suspicious, theoretical, to be decided, unaffirmed, unascertained, unbelievable, uncertain, unconfirmed, undecided, undemonstrable, undemonstrated, under discussion, undetermined, unfixed, unknown, unlikely, unproven, unreliable, unresolved, unsettled, unsure, unsustainable, unsustained, unverifiable, vague associated concepts: disputable presumption II index actionable, arguable, contestable, controversial, debatable, doubtful, dubious, dubitative, equivocal, forensic, justiciable, litigable, litigious, moot, problematic, uncertain (questionable), undecided, unsettled, unsound (fallacious)

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  • disputable — ⇒DISPUTABLE, adj. Vx. Qui peut donner lieu à discussion contradictoire. Cette question est disputable (Ac. 1835, 1878). Il sentait qu il avait fait tout ce qui était en lui pour une cause dont, à la vérité, la justice était fort disputable… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Disputable — Dis pu*ta*ble (?; 277), a. [L. disputabilis: cf. F. disputable. See {Dispute}, v. i.] 1. Capable of being disputed; liable to be called in question, controverted, or contested; or doubtful certainty or propriety; controvertible; as, disputable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disputable — DISPUTABLE. adj. des 2 gen. Qui peut être disputé. Cette question est disputable. Cela n est pas disputable …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • disputable — Disputable. adj. v. de tout genre, Qui peut estre disputé. Cette question est disputable. cela n est pas disputable …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • disputable — is now normally pronounced with the stress on the second syllable …   Modern English usage

  • disputable — [adj] debatable; open to discussion arguable, controversial, doubtful, dubious, moot, mootable, problematic, questionable, uncertain; concepts 529,535 Ant. inarguable, indisputable, unquestionable …   New thesaurus

  • disputable — (Del lat. disputabĭlis). adj. Que se puede disputar, o es problemático …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • disputable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ open to debate …   English terms dictionary

  • disputable — [dis pyo͞ot′ə bəl, dis′pyə tə bəl] adj. [L disputabilis] that can be disputed; debatable disputability n. disputably adv …   English World dictionary

  • disputable — ► adjetivo Que puede ser disputado: ■ honor disputable; argumentos disputables. SINÓNIMO debatible * * * disputable adj. Problemático. * * * disputable. (Del lat. disputabĭlis). adj. Que se puede disputar, o es problemático …   Enciclopedia Universal

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