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Definition of doubt:

  1. A fluctuation of mind arising from defect of knowledge or evidence; uncertainty of judgment or mind; unsettled state of opinion concerning the reality of an event, or the truth of an assertion, etc.; hesitation.
  2. Difficulty expressed or urged for solution; point unsettled; objection.
  3. Suspicion; fear; apprehension; dread.
  4. To fill with fear; to affright.
  5. To question or hold questionable; to withhold assent to; to hesitate to believe, or to be inclined not to believe; to withhold confidence from; to distrust; as, I have heard the story, but I doubt the truth of it.
  6. To suspect; to fear; to be apprehensive of.
  7. To suspect; to fear; to be apprehensive.
  8. To waver in opinion or judgment; to be in uncertainty as to belief respecting anything; to hesitate in belief; to be undecided as to the truth of the negative or the affirmative proposition; to b e undetermined.
  9. Uncertainty of condition.


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