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Origin of doubt
usage note for doubt
The expressions doubt but and doubt but that occur in all varieties of standard speech and writing: I don't doubt but she is sincere. There is no doubt but that the charges will affect his career. Doubt but what occurs mainly in informal speech and writing: There is no doubt but what the rainy weather will hurt the crops.
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Example sentences from the Web for doubt
When you’re concerned with all things at one time, things become less obvious — and that’s what constitutes doubt.Don’t Blame The Refs For All Of These Replay Reviews|Jared Dubin|September 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
I mention this not to sow doubt in your mind, not to scare you, but rather to prepare you.‘How I Built This’ host Guy Raz on insights from some of the world’s most famous entrepreneurs|Rachel King|September 15, 2020|Fortune
It’s thrown her dreams of opening a full-service dine-in restaurant or a franchising strategy into doubt.The Big Corporate Rescue and the America That’s Too Small to Save|by Lydia DePillis, Justin Elliott and Paul Kiel|September 12, 2020|ProPublica
Explaining the reasoning behind each data point and action in your SEO proposal, and arguing from first principles, should leave less room for doubt and more for critical thinking.SEO proposals: Particular challenges and how to avoid getting a silent no|SEOmonitor|September 10, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Without a doubt, there’s a link between the sound and meaning for animals.Talking Is Throwing Fictional Worlds at One Another - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Kevin Berger|September 9, 2020|Nautilus
And, in the case of fluoride, at least, that doubt might actually be justified.
He no doubt had heard by then that some of the cops had ignored his request and turned their backs.
Their confrontation at dinner was, without a doubt, the highlight of the episode.‘Downton Abbey’ Review: A Fire, Some Sex, and Sad, Sad Edith|Kevin Fallon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
These men and women will no doubt cause a tug a war in time.
His decision to stick to his convictions on Thursday is no doubt positive news for them.Presidential Hopeful Rand Paul Backs Obama on Cuba Deal|Olivia Nuzzi|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The officer shook his head in token of doubt about the truthfulness of that denial, and grinned sardonically.Secret Service or Recollections of a City Detective|Andrew Forrester
The Camaldolites grew out of an Italian reform movement independent of Clugny though no doubt related to it.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church|Alexander Clarence Flick
No doubt exists with us now that the Shore Lark breeds here; we meet with them very frequently.Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2)|Maria R. Audubon
I will not say what chapter he found, for, after all, I doubt if we had any real notion of what it meant.Wilfrid Cumbermede|George MacDonald
No one can doubt it who knows the situation of the two countries, still less anyone who has read the correspondence.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
British Dictionary definitions for doubt
Derived forms of doubtdoubtable, adjectivedoubtably, adverbdoubter, noundoubtingly, adverb
Word Origin for doubt
usage for doubt
Idioms and Phrases with doubt
see beyond a doubt; cast doubt on; give the benefit of the doubt; no doubt; shadow of a doubt.