misgiving

[ mis-giv-ing ]
/ mɪsˈgɪv ɪŋ /

noun

Often misgivings. a feeling of doubt, distrust, or apprehension.

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Origin of misgiving

First recorded in 1595–1605; misgive + -ing1

synonym study for misgiving

OTHER WORDS FROM misgiving

mis·giv·ing·ly, adverbun·mis·giv·ing, adjectiveun·mis·giv·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for misgiving

misgiving
/ (mɪsˈɡɪvɪŋ) /

noun

(often plural) a feeling of uncertainty, apprehension, or doubt
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