Definition of misgiving
: a feeling of doubt or suspicion especially concerning a future event <Many people have expressed misgivings about his ability to do the job.>
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 English Language Learners
Definition of misgiving for English Language Learners
: a feeling of doubt about something : a feeling that something might not be right or might not work as planned
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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