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misgiving

mis·giv·ing

misgiving

 
pronunciation:
mihs gI vIng
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part of speech: noun
definition: a feeling of worry, doubt, or fear.
I have no misgivings about traveling alone.
synonyms:
apprehension, doubt, qualm, uneasiness
similar words:
anxiety, hesitation, question, regret, remorse
derivation: misgivingly (adv.)
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