misgiving
[ mis-giv-ing ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Late 16th century; English from mis- +‎ give
Synonyms
  • anxiety
  • apprehension
  • doubt
  • hesitation
  • reservation
  • unease
Antonyms
  • assurance
  • belief
  • calmness
  • ease
  • trust
Definition
a feeling of doubt, distrust, or apprehension
Example
Heather gave into her feelings of misgiving when she turned around instead of entering the spooky, old house.
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