Idioms about doubt
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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How to use doubt in a sentence
She read in this singular alteration of his ways the undoubtable indication of an altered character.Love-at-Arms|Raphael Sabatini
He felt that her undoubtable quality had a non-individual flavour, as if standing for her class.The Island Pharisees|John Galsworthy
For then leaving virtue, it falls into disdained baseness, which is the undoubtable badge of one that will betray society.
There was an undoubtable noise of sawing, and I knew at once that a burglar was entering our home.The Water Goats and Other Troubles|Ellis Parker Butler
Was it only his habit in diplomatic affairs to doubt everything that was not undoubtable.The Cab of the Sleeping Horse|John Reed Scott
British Dictionary definitions for doubt
Derived forms of doubtdoubtable, adjectivedoubtably, adverbdoubter, noundoubtingly, adverb
Word Origin for doubt
usage for doubt
Other Idioms and Phrases with doubt
see beyond a doubt; cast doubt on; give the benefit of the doubt; no doubt; shadow of a doubt.