Misgiving



[mis-giv-ing] /mɪsˈgɪv ɪŋ/

noun
1.
Often, misgivings. a feeling of doubt, distrust, or apprehension.
[mis-giv] /mɪsˈgɪv/
verb (used with object), misgave, misgiven, misgiving.
1.
(of one’s mind, heart, etc.) to doubt or apprehension to.
verb (used without object), misgave, misgiven, misgiving.
2.
to be apprehensive.
/mɪsˈɡɪvɪŋ/
noun
1.
(often pl) a feeling of uncertainty, apprehension, or doubt
/mɪsˈɡɪv/
verb -gives, -giving, -gave, -given
1.
to make or be apprehensive or suspicious
n.

c.1600, “feeling of mistrust or sudden apprehension,” from misgive “cause to feel doubt” (1510s), usually said of one’s heart or mind, from mis- (1) + give in its Middle English sense of “suggest.” Related: Misgivings.

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