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doubting


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doubt  \Doubt\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dou?ted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Doubting}.]  [OE.  duten  douten,  OF  duter,  doter,  douter,  F. 
  douter,  fr  L.  dubitare;  akin  to  dubius  doubtful.  See 
  {Dubious}.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  Even  in  matters  divine,  concerning  some  things  we 
  may  lawfully  doubt,  and  suspend  our  judgment. 
  --Hooker. 
 
  To  try  your  love  and  make  you  doubt  of  mine. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  suspect;  to  fear;  to  be  apprehensive.  [Obs.] 
 
  Syn:  To  waver;  vacillate;  fluctuate;  hesitate;  demur; 
  scruple;  question. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doubting  \Doubt"ing\,  a. 
  That  is  uncertain;  that  distrusts  or  hesitates;  having 
  doubts.  --  {Doubt"ing*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  doubting 
  adj  :  marked  by  or  given  to  doubt;  "a  skeptical  attitude";  "a 
  skeptical  listener"  [syn:  {questioning},  {skeptical},  {sceptical}] 




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