misgiving

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

mis·giv·ing

noun \-ˈgi-viŋ\

: a feeling of doubt about something : a feeling that something might not be right or might not work as planned

Full Definition of MISGIVING

:  a feeling of doubt or suspicion especially concerning a future event

Examples of MISGIVING

  1. I felt some misgiving about his ability to do the job.
  2. They regarded the plan with misgiving.

First Known Use of MISGIVING

1582

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