gaingiving
noun Etymology: gain- (against) + giving Date: 1602 archaic misgiving

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gaingiving — Gain giv ing, n. [See {Again}, and {Give}.] A misgiving. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gaingiving — ˈgānˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷, (ˈ) ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: gain (from Middle English gayn , geyne against) + giving (from gerund of give) archaic : misgiving …   Useful english dictionary

  • gaingiving — /gayn giv ing, gayn giv /, n. Archaic. a misgiving. [1325 75; gain (ME gein ) against + GIVE + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gaingiving — gain·giv·ing …   English syllables

  • misgiving — I noun anxietude, anxiety, anxious concern, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, concern, critical attitude, disquiet, distrust, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, fear, fearfulness, forbodement, foreboding, gaingiving, hesitation, inquietude …   Law dictionary

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