Definition of dubitation in English:

dubitation

Pronunciation /ˌd(y)o͞obəˈtāSH(ə)n/ /ˌd(j)ubəˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

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noun

formal
  • Doubt or hesitation.

    • ‘a judgment fenced around with proper scholarly dubitation’

Origin

Late Middle English from Latin dubitatio(n-), from dubitare ‘to doubt’.