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Synonyms for misgiving

Synonyms for misgiving

a feeling of uncertainty about the fitness or correctness of an action

Synonyms for misgiving

uneasiness about the fitness of an action


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painful expectation

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Her seeming indecision was, in fact, more than indecision: it was misgiving.
This increased the child's misgivings, and made her yet more anxious and uneasy.
Yet it was not without heavy misgivings that I thus bound myself, for, having cast off all duty towards other human beings, there remained a duty towards him, and something whispered me that I was betraying it in pledging myself to keep your counsel.
Meanwhile, I lay quietly eyeing him, having no serious misgivings now, and bent upon narrowly observing so curious a creature.
It domineered above them so, that all their bodings, doubts, misgivings, fears, were fain to hide beneath their souls, and not sprout forth a single spear or leaf.
We crossed the Mer de Glace in safety, but we had misgivings.
If it had been Sid, she would have had no misgivings to alloy her delight; but since it was Tom, she watched the bottle clandestinely.
I mused to myself; and sore misgivings came over me that there was slight hope of that.
This accidental resemblance of a total stranger to Magdalen fills me every now and then with the most horrible misgivings -- merely because Mr.
I picked myself up and stood trembling, my mind a chaos of the most horrible misgivings.
Grimaud no doubt shared the misgivings of the young man, for seeing that they continued to advance toward the bastion--something he had till then doubted--he pulled his master by the skirt of his coat.
When on the verge of submission to these opinions, the small duel had showed them that the propor- tions were not impossible, and by it they had revenged themselves upon their misgivings and upon the foe.
Meanwhile his misgivings in regard to Musqueton recurred to his mind and with greater force because Musqueton, though he did not himself wait on the table, which would have been beneath him in his new position, appeared at the door from time to time and evinced his gratitude to D'Artagnan by the quality of the wine he directed to be served.
As he drew near, I remembered with many misgivings the inauspicious termination of our former interview, and when he entered the house, I watched with intense anxiety the reception he met with from its inmates.
Weitbrecht-Rotholz produced the work which finally set at rest the misgivings of all lovers of art.