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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.

Synonyms:

mistrust, ambiguity, motion, head, belief, demur, enquiry, certainly, incertitude, bewilderment, timidity, difficulty, interrogative sentence, certain, doubtfulness, quandary, indecision, scruple, unquestionably, vacillation, suspense, reservation, dubiety, hesitancy, beyond the shadow of a doubt, diffidence, insecurity, ambivalence, conviction, apprehension, dubiousness, interrogation, surmise, irresolution, perplexity, trust, reluctance, misdoubt, precariousness, interrogative, uncertainness, query, inquiry, certain, wavering, bashfulness, surely, question, uncertainty, dilemma.

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