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questioning

ques·tion·ing

questioning

 
pronunciation:
kwes ch nIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: suggesting or implying a question or doubt.
He could see by their questioning looks that he had not made himself clear.
similar words:
quizzical
definition 2: characterized by a desire to know.
The teacher was pleased to discover that the child had a questioning mind.
similar words:
curious, inquisitive
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an instance of inquiry or investigation involving the posing of questions.
Her lawyer was present during the questioning.
synonyms:
inquiry
similar words:
quiz
derivation: questioningly (adv.)