- indicating or implying a question: a questioning tone in her voice.
- characterized by or indicating intellectual curiosity; inquiring: an alert and questioning mind.
- an inquiry or interrogation.
Origin of questioning
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Examples from the Web for unquestioning
And so, consequently, the release may damage the unquestioning acceptance that an army at war must have to survive in battle.An Active Duty Soldier on the Lessons of the WikiLeaks Documents
July 27, 2010
They do not inspire us into unquestioning loyalty; they sadden us and provoke the unanswerable existential question: Why?A Very Good War
March 10, 2010
She has stuck to the things in which she believes: doing her duty, the tenets of her unquestioning Anglican faith—and her dogs.To the Queen, on Her 83rd Birthday
April 21, 2009
She had appealed to zealous, unquestioning devotion, and it replied to her.Joan of Arc of the North Woods
Something had gone out of it—some quiet, grave, unquestioning content.The Rhodesian
Parents love their children, and expect of them unquestioning obedience.History of Education
Padre Monti obeyed with the unquestioning promptness of an automaton.The Golden Dog
He had been long accustomed to unquestioning obedience to Fanfar.The Son of Monte Christo
- accepting something without expressing doubt or uncertainty
- proceeding from or characterized by a feeling of doubt or uncertainty
- enthusiastic or eager for philosophical or other investigations; intellectually stimulatedan alert and questioning mind
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