mis·​doubt ˌmis-ˈdau̇t How to pronounce misdoubt (audio)
misdoubted; misdoubting; misdoubts
misdoubt noun

Examples of misdoubt in a Sentence

unexpectedly elevated to the throne, the new king acknowledged that many misdoubted his ability to lead his people

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1550, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of misdoubt was circa 1550

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“Misdoubt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misdoubt. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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