Simple Definition of misgiving
: 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 in a sentence
I felt some misgiving about his ability to do the job.
They regarded the plan with misgiving.
First Known Use of misgiving
MISGIVING Defined for Kids
Definition of misgiving for Students
: a feeling of distrust or doubt especially about what is going to happen
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