misdoubt
transitive verb Date: circa 1540 1. doubt 2. suspect, fearmisdoubt noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Misdoubt — Mis*doubt , v. t. & i. To be suspicious of; to have suspicion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I do not misdoubt my wife. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Misdoubt — Mis*doubt , n. 1. Suspicion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Irresolution; hesitation. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misdoubt — I verb be apprehensive, be doubtful, be irresolute, be nervous, be skeptical, be uncertain, be undetermined, challenge, cherish doubts, disbelieve, distrust, doubt, entertain doubts, entertain suspicions, give no credence to, give no credit to,… …   Law dictionary

  • misdoubt — (v.) to have doubts (of the reality of something), 1540s; see MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + DOUBT (Cf. doubt) (v.). Related: Misdoubted; misdoubting …   Etymology dictionary

  • misdoubt — [misdout′] vt. Archaic 1. to have doubt or suspicion about; distrust 2. to fear vi. Archaic to have doubts n. Archaic suspicion; doubt …   English World dictionary

  • misdoubt — verb /mɪsˈdaʊt/ a) To doubt the existence or reality of. ‘Ay!’ he said. ‘I dont misdoubt it. But twenty guineas for a bit of a paintin as he knocked off in an hour or two !’ b) To have suspicions about …   Wiktionary

  • misdoubt — /mis dowt /, v.t., v.i. 1. to doubt or suspect. n. 2. doubt or suspicion. [1530 40; MIS 1 + DOUBT] * * * …   Universalium

  • misdoubt — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To be uncertain, disbelieving, or skeptical about: distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, wonder. Idiom: have one s doubts. See CERTAIN. 2. To lack trust or confidence in: distrust, doubt, mistrust, suspect. See TRUST …   English dictionary for students

  • misdoubt — verb archaic or dialect have doubts about the truth or existence of. ↘be suspicious about …   English new terms dictionary

  • misdoubt — n. 1. Suspicion. 2. Irresolution, hesitation …   New dictionary of synonyms

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