Questionability to Quiddit
(Ques`tion*a*bil"i*ty) n. The state or condition of being questionable. Stallo.
1. Admitting of being questioned; inviting, or seeming to invite, inquiry. [R.]
Thou com'st in such a questionable shapeShak.
That I will speak to thee.
2. Liable to question; subject to be doubted or called in question; problematical; doubtful; suspicious.
It is questionable whether Galen ever saw the dissection of a human body.T.Baker.
Syn. Disputable; debatable; uncertain; doubtful; problematical; suspicious.
(Ques"tion*a*ble*ness), n. The quality or state of being questionable, doubtful, or
(Ques"tion*a*bly), adv. In a questionable manner.
(Ques"tion*a*ry) a. Inquiring; asking questions; testing. "Questionary epistles." Pope.
(Ques"tion*a*ry), n. One who makes it his business to seek after relics and carry them
about for sale.
(Ques"tion*er) n. One who asks questions; an inquirer. "Little time for idle questioners."
1. A questioner; an inquirer. [Obs.]
2. (Eng. Univ.) A candidate for honors or degrees who is near the time of his examination.
(Ques"tion*less), a. Unquestioning; incurious. [R.]
(Ques"tion*less), adv. Beyond a question or doubt; doubtless; certainly.[R.] South.
What it was in the apostles' time, that, questionless, it must be still.Milton.
(Quest"man) n.; pl. Questmen One legally empowered to make quest of certain matters,
esp. of abuses of weights and measures. Specifically: (a) A churchwarden's assistant; a sidesman. Blount.
[Obs.] (b) A collector of parish rents. Blount. [Obs.]
(Quest"mon`ger) n. One who lays informations, and encourages petty lawsuits. [Obs.]
(Ques"tor) n. [L. quaestor, contr. fr. quaesitor, fr. quaerere, quaesitum, to seek for, ask: cf.
F. questeur.] (Rom. Antiq.) An officer who had the management of the public treasure; a receiver of
taxes, tribute, etc.; treasurer of state. [Written also quæstor.]
At an early period there were also public accusers styled questors, but the office was soon abolished.
(Ques"tor*ship), n. The office, or the term of office, of a questor.
(Quest"rist) n. [See Quest.] A seeker; a pursuer. [Obs.] "Hot questrists after him." Shak.