Difference between Apocryphal and Questionable

What is the difference between Apocryphal and Questionable?

Apocryphal as an adjective is of, or pertaining to, the apocrypha. while Questionable as an adjective is problematic; open to doubt or challenge


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Of, or pertaining to, the Apocrypha. Of doubtful authenticity, or lacking authority; not regarded as canonical. Of dubious veracity; of questionable accuracy or truthfulness; anecdotal or in the nature of an urban legend.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Problematic; open to doubt or challengeOf dubious respectability or morality

Example sentence: The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles.

We hope you now know whether to use Apocryphal or Questionable in your sentence.

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