Thesaurus

misgivings

noun
plural of misgiving

Synonyms & Antonyms of misgivings

1 a feeling or attitude that one does not know the truth, truthfulness, or trustworthiness of someone or something
  • I had misgivings about the alleged victim's story, but I was afraid to speak up

Synonyms for misgivings

Words Related to misgivings

Near Antonyms for misgivings

Antonyms for misgivings

2 an uneasy feeling about the rightness of what one is doing or going to do
  • he was filled with misgivings about committing himself to such a huge loan

Synonyms for misgivings

Words Related to misgivings

Near Antonyms for misgivings

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About misgivings

Thesaurus Entries Near misgivings

misgiving

misgivings

misgovern

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Misgivings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misgivings. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on misgivings

Nglish: Translation of misgivings for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!