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synonyms for misgivings

  • anxiety
  • apprehension
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • foreboding
  • hesitation
  • mistrust
  • qualm
  • reservation
  • suspicion
  • unease
  • apprehensiveness
  • fear
  • premonition
  • presage
  • presentiment
  • scruple
  • unbelief
  • worry
  • prenotion

antonyms for misgivings

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  • assurance
  • belief
  • calmness
  • certainty
  • confidence
  • ease
  • faith
  • trust
  • unconcern
  • doubtlessness
  • sureness
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How to use misgivings in a sentence

"I think you make too sure," Marius replied, and dissembled his misgivings in a short laugh.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She had many misgivings in her mind about these Barfords, and what sort of reception she was likely to receive from them.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Since she had entered the room she had also come to the conclusion that it was her duty to confide her misgivings to her mother.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
But valiant as their denial, the Chesters watched the surveyors depart with sore misgivings.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
The trip back might be difficult, but holding tight to his wife's hand he felt no misgivings, no fear.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
She gave the Savoy address mechanically and, huddled in a corner, gave way to wild and fearful misgivings.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Weston once more became sensible of the misgivings that not infrequently had troubled him.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
David mounted with misgivings as to whether the tottering beast had strength to carry him, but they crossed the ford in safety.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
I still did not see how the thing was coming out, but such was my confidence in my leader that I had no misgivings.
MRS. RAFFLESJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
Some of us had misgivings, too,—misgivings founded upon Miss Grieve's dismal prophecies.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
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