misgiving meaning


    Definition of misgiving in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmisgivingsPREmis-SUF-ing
    1. doubt, apprehension, a feeling of dread.
      1. He could think of her being there, without a lurking misgiving that it would have been better if she had not come.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • People also come in full of misgivings about "overwinding" their watches. "You can't overwind a watch - you can only underwind it," said McKelvey.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Meaning of misgiving for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "misgiving" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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