Definition of misgiving
- Many people have expressed misgivings about his ability to do the job.
I felt some misgiving about his ability to do the job.
They regarded the plan with misgiving.
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: a feeling of doubt about something : a feeling that something might not be right or might not work as planned
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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