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  • as inmisdoubt
  • as indoubt

synonyms for misgive

See also synonyms for: misgiving
  • hesitate
  • distrust
  • suspect
  • impugn
  • vacillate
  • demur
  • challenge
  • mistrust
  • discredit
  • disbelieve
  • insinuate
  • waver
  • imagine
  • query
  • fear
  • dispute
  • fluctuate
  • scruple
  • surmise
  • shilly-shally
  • misdoubt
  • be apprehensive of
  • be curious
  • be dubious
  • be in a quandary
  • be puzzled
  • be uncertain
  • be undetermined
  • call in question
  • give no credence
  • harbor suspicion
  • have qualms
  • not buy
  • read differently
  • skepticize
  • smell a rat
  • take dim view of
  • wonder at
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How to use misgive in a sentence

He seems to have understood everything from varieties of sword to species of misgiving.
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It was rather discouraging, wearisome work, and Billy's heart began to misgive him as one after another refused his request.
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He searched the air like Nisus the forest in his quest of Euryalus, and his mind began to misgive him.
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I misgive me he'll come in for a wetting if he doesn't tie wings to his heels.
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Love is a matter of give and take—marriage, a matter of misgive and mistake.
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"We may both have need for the exercise ere we depart hence, or my thoughts misgive me," replied Mortimer.
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His mind began to misgive him about the sister—perhaps she would prove a dragon, in the way?
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So that when I heard his heavy footstep advancing along the passage my heart did misgive me, and I felt that I was trembling.
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As my time drew nearer, and there got to be talk of my having a new coat for the ceremony, my mind began to misgive me.
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Dreadfully did my heart then misgive me: I was ready to faint.
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