Search Result for "doubting":
1. marked by or given to doubt;
- Example: "a skeptical attitude"
- Example: "a skeptical listener"
[syn: doubting, questioning, skeptical, sceptical]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Doubting \Doubt"ing\, a. That is uncertain; that distrusts or hesitates; having doubts. -- Doubt"ing*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Doubt \Doubt\ (dout), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Doubted; p. pr. & vb. n. Doubting.] [OE. duten, douten, OF. duter, doter, douter, F. douter, fr. L. dubitare; akin to dubius doubtful. See Dubious.] 1. To waver in opinion or judgment; to be in uncertainty as to belief respecting anything; to hesitate in belief; to be undecided as to the truth of the negative or the affirmative proposition; to b e undetermined. [1913 Webster] Even in matters divine, concerning some things, we may lawfully doubt, and suspend our judgment. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] To try your love and make you doubt of mine. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To suspect; to fear; to be apprehensive. [Obs.] Syn: To waver; vacillate; fluctuate; hesitate; demur; scruple; question. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
doubting adj 1: marked by or given to doubt; "a skeptical attitude"; "a skeptical listener" [syn: doubting, questioning, skeptical, sceptical]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
48 Moby Thesaurus words for "doubting": Pyrrhonic, agnostic, ambiguous, capricious, chancy, changeable, dicey, distrustful, doubtful, dubious, equivocal, erratic, fickle, from Missouri, hesitant, hesitating, in doubt, incalculable, indecisive, indemonstrable, irresolute, leery, mistrustful, mistrusting, polysemous, questioning, scrupulous, shy, skeptical, suspecting, suspicious, touch-and-go, unaccountable, uncertain, unconfirmable, unconvinced, undivinable, unforeseeable, unpersuaded, unpredictable, unprovable, unsure, untrusting, unverifiable, variable, wary, wavering, whimsical