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 for doubtfulness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Doubtfulness \Doubt"ful*ness\, n.
     1. State of being doubtful.
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     2. Uncertainty of meaning; ambiguity; indefiniteness. " The
        doubtfulness of his expressions." --Locke.
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     3. Uncertainty of event or issue. --Bacon.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the state of being unsure of something [syn: doubt,
           uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness,
           dubiousness] [ant: certainty]
      2: uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of
         something; "the dubiousness of his claim"; "there is no
         question about the validity of the enterprise" [syn: doubt,
         dubiousness, doubtfulness, question]

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