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doubt

 
Noun doubt has 2 senses
  1. doubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousness - the state of being unsure of something
    --1 is a kind of cognitive state, state of mind
    --1 has particulars:
     mental reservation, reservation, arriere pensee; misgiving, mistrust, distrust, suspicion; incredulity, disbelief, skepticism, mental rejection; indecision, indecisiveness, irresolution; suspense
    Derived form: verb doubt1
  2. doubt, dubiousness, doubtfulness, question - uncertainty about the truth or factuality of existence of something; "the dubiousness of his claim"; "there is no question about the validity of the enterprise"
    --2 is a kind of uncertainty, uncertainness
    Derived form: verb doubt2
Verb doubt has 2 senses
  1. doubt - consider unlikely or have doubts about; "I doubt that she will accept his proposal of marriage"
    --1 is one way to
    disbelieve, discredit
    Derived forms: noun doubt1, noun doubter2, noun doubter1
    Sample sentences:
    They doubt that there was a traffic accident
    They doubt whether there was a traffic accident
  2. doubt - lack confidence in or have doubts about; "I doubt these reports"; "I suspect her true motives"; "she distrusts her stepmother"
    --2 is one way to
    distrust, mistrust, suspect
    Derived form: noun doubt2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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