Definition of Misdoubt

1. v. t. & i. To be suspicious of; to have suspicion.



2. n. Suspicion.

Definition of Misdoubt

1. Verb. (context: now archaic regional) To doubt the existence or reality of. ¹

2. Verb. (context: now archaic regional) To have suspicions about. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misdoubt

1. to doubt [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: doubt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misdoubt

misdivide
misdivided
misdivides
misdividing
misdivision
misdivisions
misdo
misdoer
misdoers
misdoes
misdoing
misdoings
misdone
misdonne
misdoom
misdoubt (current term)
misdoubted
misdoubtful
misdoubting
misdoubts
misdraw
misdrawing
misdrawn
misdraws
misdread
misdreads
misdrew
misdrive
misdriven
misdrives

Literary usage of Misdoubt

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1. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"'Tisn't that I am set ag'in. 'Tis this quare stuff wid the little bits av black leather in ut. I misdoubt I will be ..."

2. A new pronouncing dictionary of the Spanish and English languages by Mariano Velázquez de la Cadena, Edward Gray, Juan L. Iribas (1902)
"(Ant.) Re- celar, temer, sospechar; dudar sin razón ó sin fundamento. misdoubt, i. (Ant.) Recelo, duda, irresolución, perplejidad, vacilación. ..."

3. Italian Characters in the Epoch of Unification (1890)
"Sicilians had abundant cause to misdoubt the worth of Bourbon promises; unhappily they had also cause ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"I misdoubt much if you do not begin to forswear England. ... Now, York, or never, steel thy fearful thoughts, And change misdoubt to resolution. ..."

5. An impartial history of Ireland, from the period of the English invasion to by Dennis Taaffe (1811)
"... (notwithstanding his late services,) which speeches coining to that earl's hearing, he ever after said, were the first causes that moved him to misdoubt ..."

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