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noun as in insecurity

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Stephanie Giorgio, a classical musician, credits The Class for helping her cope with anxiety, focus, fear, and self-doubt.

But self-doubt, while a healthy quality for human beings to have, is alas not a plus for politicians.

His self-doubt prompts him to exert more control and project bitterness.

The brightest luminaries are waking up to painful hangovers, and, we imagine, crippling self-doubt.

Go to work, board a plane or train if you were planning to travel—do not indulge in fear or self-doubt.

Now indeed I felt a sickness of self-doubt, for the wash of the invisible sea never had come to me until tonight.

Peter was very tender-hearted, very sympathetic, very prone to self-doubt.

If he were naturally observant, he would see this; if he were given at all to self-doubt, he would feel it.

Even Hildas morbid self-doubt could not deny the essential truth of this point of view.

Far from antagonizing, Periors judgment had aroused in her an anxious self-doubt, an anxious respect for her candid critic.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-doubt, such as: uncertainty, doubt, hesitancy, indecision, and vacillation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.