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misgiving

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noun mis·giv·ing \-ˈgi-viŋ\

Simple Definition of misgiving

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of misgiving

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

Examples of misgiving in a sentence

  1. I felt some misgiving about his ability to do the job.

  2. They regarded the plan with misgiving.



1582

First Known Use of misgiving

1582


MISGIVING Defined for Kids

misgiving

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noun mis·giv·ing \mis-ˈgi-viŋ\

Definition of misgiving for Students

  1. :  a feeling of distrust or doubt especially about what is going to happen





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