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doubtless

doubt·less

doubtless

pronunciation:
daUt lihs
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective
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part of speech: adverb
definition 1: certainly.
similar words:
easily
definition 2: probably.
similar words:
easily, likely
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: having no doubt.
antonyms:
doubtful
similar words:
sure
derivations: doubtlessly (adv.), doubtlessness (n.)
Word Parts
The word doubtless contains the following part:
-less Middle English adjective-forming suffix that means without
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The suffix -less attaches primarily to monosyllabic English nouns. However, -less is a fully productive suffix, meaning it can be added to any noun to form legitimate new words.
synonyms:
a-1, an-1
antonyms:
-ful1