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A feeling of misgiving:
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  1. A feeling of misgiving:
  2. Doubt, distrust, or apprehension:
  3. A disturbed feeling of fear, doubt, apprehension, etc.
To dispute; challenge
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  1. To dispute; challenge
  2. To pose a question or questions regarding (something); analyze or examine:
  3. To ask a question or questions
Lack of trust or confidence:
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  1. Lack of trust or confidence:
  2. Lack of trust or confidence.
  3. A lack of trust, of faith, or of confidence; doubt; suspicion
Lack of trust or confidence:
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  1. Lack of trust or confidence:
  2. Lack of trust or confidence; suspicion; doubt
  1. Astonishment
  2. Unpreparedness, unwillingness, or inability to believe that something is the case.
  3. Refusal to believe; absence of belief
A withholding or lack of belief, esp. in religion or in certain religious doctrines
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  1. A withholding or lack of belief, esp. in religion or in certain religious doctrines
  2. Lack of belief or faith, especially in religious matters.
The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
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  1. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
  2. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
  3. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
A methodology based on an assumption of doubt with the aim of acquiring approximate or relative certainty.
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  1. A methodology based on an assumption of doubt with the aim of acquiring approximate or relative certainty.
  2. (US) The doctrine that absolute knowledge is not possible
  3. The doctrine that absolute knowledge is impossible, either in a particular domain or in general.
The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
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  1. The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
  2. Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
  3. An anxious feeling of foreboding; dread
The state of being dubious.
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The state or quality of being doubtful; doubt; uncertainty.
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The condition of being doubtful or uncertain.
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  1. The condition of being doubtful or uncertain.
  2. (Countable) A particular instance of doubt or uncertainty.
  3. A feeling or matter of doubt:
The doctrine of agnostics
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  1. The doctrine of agnostics
  2. The belief that the existence or nonexistence of a deity or deities cannot be known with certainty.
  3. The doctrine that certainty about first principles or absolute truth is unattainable and that only perceptual phenomena are objects of exact knowledge.
The state or quality of being incredulous; disbelief.
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  1. The state or quality of being incredulous; disbelief.
  2. Unwillingness or inability to believe; doubt; skepticism
The quality of being faithless
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(Archaic) A close concern for someone or something, solicitude, vigilance.
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  1. (Archaic) A close concern for someone or something, solicitude, vigilance.
  2. (Countable) A resentment towards someone for a perceived advantage or superiority they hold.
  3. An instance of this; jealous feeling
Something that causes disgrace or loss of status
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  1. Something that causes disgrace or loss of status
  2. Absence or loss of belief or trust; disbelief; doubt
  3. Lack or loss of trust or belief; doubt:
(Sports) a blocked shot
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  1. (Sports) a blocked shot
  2. The state of being rejected.
  3. The act of rejecting.
(Statistics) The estimated amount or percentage by which an estimated or calculated value may differ from the true value.
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  1. (Statistics) The estimated amount or percentage by which an estimated or calculated value may differ from the true value.
  2. Lack of certainty; doubt
  3. (Uncountable) Doubt; the condition of being uncertain or without conviction.
Doubt about fundamental religious doctrines
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  1. Doubt about fundamental religious doctrines
  2. (US) The doctrine that absolute knowledge is not possible
  3. The doctrine that absolute knowledge is impossible, either in a particular domain or in general.
A very small quantity, amount, or part
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  1. A very small quantity, amount, or part
  2. A feeling of hesitancy, doubt, or uneasiness arising from difficulty in deciding what is right, proper, ethical, etc.; qualm or misgiving about something one thinks is wrong
  3. An uneasy feeling arising from conscience or principle that tends to hinder action:
A feeling of misgiving:
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  1. A feeling of misgiving:
  2. Doubt, distrust, or apprehension:
  3. A disturbed feeling of fear, doubt, apprehension, etc.
A sudden, brief feeling of sickness, faintness, or nausea
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  1. A sudden, brief feeling of sickness, faintness, or nausea
  2. An uneasy feeling about the propriety or rightness of a course of action:
  3. A sudden feeling of uneasiness or doubt; misgiving
A right held back or given to the grantor, such as some right, profit, or interest in the estate or property that is being granted; a delayed decision by a court or other body on a point of law; a preservation of the right to dispute a point of contract by a party nevertheless performing same (such as, performing under reservation). See also under protest. A right held back or given to the grantor, such as some right, profit, or interest in the estate or property that is being granted; a delayed decision by a court or other body on a point of law; a preservation of the right to dispute a point of contract by a party nevertheless performing same (such as, performing under reservation). See also under protest.
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  1. A right held back or given to the grantor, such as some right, profit, or interest in the estate or property that is being granted; a delayed decision by a court or other body on a point of law; a preservation of the right to dispute a point of contract by a party nevertheless performing same (such as, performing under reservation). See also under protest. A right held back or given to the grantor, such as some right, profit, or interest in the estate or property that is being granted; a delayed decision by a court or other body on a point of law; a preservation of the right to dispute a point of contract by a party nevertheless performing same (such as, performing under reservation). See also under protest.
  2. A doubt or misgiving:
  3. A limiting condition or qualification, tacit or expressed, as in an agreement
Something that perplexes:
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  1. Something that perplexes:
  2. The state of being intricate or complicated:
  3. The condition of being perplexed; bewilderment; confusion
Reluctance or an inability to make up one's mind; irresolution.
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  1. Reluctance or an inability to make up one's mind; irresolution.
  2. The inability to decide on a course of action, especially if two or more possibilities exist.
  3. Lack of decision; inability to decide or tendency to change the mind frequently; hesitation or vacillation
An uncertain state of mind; doubt
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  1. An uncertain state of mind; doubt
  2. Uncertainty.
  3. Absence of confidence; doubt.
An instance of hesitating.
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  1. An instance of hesitating.
  2. The state or quality of being hesitant.
  3. Hesitation or indecision; doubt
The growing interest and excitement felt while awaiting a climax or resolution, as of a novel, play, series of events, etc.
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  1. The growing interest and excitement felt while awaiting a climax or resolution, as of a novel, play, series of events, etc.
  2. Anxiety or apprehension resulting from an uncertain, undecided, or mysterious situation:
  3. The quality in a work of narrative art, such as a novel or film, that causes the audience to experience pleasurable excitement and anticipation regarding an outcome.
The condition of being doubtful or uncertain.
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  1. The condition of being doubtful or uncertain.
  2. (Countable) A particular instance of doubt or uncertainty.
  3. A feeling or matter of doubt:
The quality of being undecided.
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Uncertainty or indecisiveness as to which course to follow.
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  1. Uncertainty or indecisiveness as to which course to follow.
  2. The coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings, such as love and hate, toward a person, object, or idea.
Something of doubtful meaning:
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  1. Something of doubtful meaning:
  2. Doubtfulness or uncertainty as regards interpretation:
  3. A confusion or uncertainty about the intention or meaning, especially of a provision in a contract or statute. A confusion or uncertainty about the intention or meaning, especially of a provision in a contract or statute.
An argument necessitating a choice between equally unfavorable or disagreeable alternatives
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  1. An argument necessitating a choice between equally unfavorable or disagreeable alternatives
  2. (Usage Problem) A problem that seems to defy a satisfactory solution.
  3. Any serious problem
(Elec.) The resistance offered to magnetic flux by a magnetic circuit, equal to the magnetomotive force divided by the magnetic flux: similar to the resistance in an electric circuit
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  1. (Elec.) The resistance offered to magnetic flux by a magnetic circuit, equal to the magnetomotive force divided by the magnetic flux: similar to the resistance in an electric circuit
  2. (Physics) A measure of the opposition to magnetic flux, analogous to electric resistance.
  3. (Rare) Opposition; revolt
A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
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  1. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
  2. Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
  3. The condition or quality of being difficult:
Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
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  1. Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
  2. The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
  3. An anxious feeling of foreboding; dread
An objection.
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  1. An objection.
  2. An act or instance of demurring
  3. An objection raised or exception taken
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  1. The act of demurring
  2. (Law) A formal objection
  3. The act of demurring, especially a mild, polite, or considered expression of opposition.
The condition of being confused or disoriented.
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  1. The condition of being confused or disoriented.
  2. The fact or condition of being bewildered
  3. A confusion; jumble
A state of uncertainty; perplexing situation or position; dilemma
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  1. A state of uncertainty; perplexing situation or position; dilemma
The state of being dubious.
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The quality or property of being bashful; shyness; reserve; timidity.
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  1. The quality or property of being bashful; shyness; reserve; timidity.
The quality or state of being diffident; timidity or shyness.
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  1. The quality or state of being diffident; timidity or shyness.
  2. Lack of confidence in oneself, marked by hesitation in asserting oneself; shyness
A persistent sense of inadequacy or a tendency to self-diminishment, sometimes resulting in excessive aggressiveness through overcompensation.
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  1. A persistent sense of inadequacy or a tendency to self-diminishment, sometimes resulting in excessive aggressiveness through overcompensation.
  2. A sense of inferiority; the feeling that one is inferior to others in certain aspects.
  3. (Psychol.) A neurotic condition resulting from various feelings of inferiority, such as derive from real or imagined physical or social inadequacy, and often manifested through overcompensation in excessive aggressiveness, a domineering attitude, etc.
To have curiosity or doubt about; want to know
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  1. To have curiosity or doubt about; want to know
  2. To be filled with curiosity or doubt:
  3. To feel curiosity or be in doubt about:
To call in question; ask about
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  1. To call in question; ask about
  2. To question (a person)
  3. To express doubt or uncertainty about; question:
To reflect or consider with thoroughness and care.
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  1. To reflect or consider with thoroughness and care.
  2. To think about (something) with thoroughness and care.
  3. To weigh mentally; think deeply about; consider carefully
To waver in mind; show indecision
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  1. To waver in mind; show indecision
  2. To change between one state and another; fluctuate:
  3. To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
To tremble or quaver in sound, as of the voice or a musical note.
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  1. To tremble or quaver in sound, as of the voice or a musical note.
  2. To become unsteady; begin to give way; falter
  3. To show doubt or indecision; find it hard, or be unable, to decide; vacillate
To pause; stop momentarily
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  1. To pause; stop momentarily
  2. To stop because of indecision; pause or delay in acting, choosing, or deciding because of feeling unsure; waver
  3. To be slow to act, speak, or decide:
To voice opposition; object:
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  1. To voice opposition; object:
  2. To hesitate because of one's doubts or objections; have scruples; object
  3. To deny the legal sufficiency of an adversary’s claim, without admitting or denying the truth of the underlying facts, usually on a technical legal basis rather than the merits of the claim; to file a demurrer. To deny the legal sufficiency of an adversary’s claim, without admitting or denying the truth of the underlying facts, usually on a technical legal basis rather than the merits of the claim; to file a demurrer.
To hesitate (at) from doubt or uneasiness; be unwilling because of one's conscience; have scruples (about)
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  1. To hesitate (at) from doubt or uneasiness; be unwilling because of one's conscience; have scruples (about)
  2. To hesitate as a result of conscience or principle:
To doubt; to pretend to doubt everything.
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  1. To doubt; to pretend to doubt everything.
To think it probable or likely; guess; surmise; suppose
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  1. To think it probable or likely; guess; surmise; suppose
  2. To consider (something) to be true or probable on little or no evidence:
  3. To consider (a person) guilty without proof:
To have no trust or confidence in (someone or something); doubt
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  1. To have no trust or confidence in (someone or something); doubt
  2. To doubt the truth or sincerity of:
  3. To regard without trust or confidence:
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  1. To put no trust in; to have no confidence in.
  2. To have no confidence in; doubt or suspect:
To be a reason for disbelieving or distrusting; cast doubt on
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  1. To be a reason for disbelieving or distrusting; cast doubt on
  2. To refuse to believe:
  3. To harm the good reputation of a person; to cause an idea or piece of evidence to seem false or unreliable.
Not believe; to exercise disbelief.
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  1. Not believe; to exercise disbelief.
  2. To refuse to believe; reject as untrue
  3. To refuse to believe or accept; reject:
(Obs.) To attack physically
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  1. (Obs.) To attack physically
  2. To attack as false or questionable; challenge in argument:
  3. To attack by argument or criticism; oppose or challenge as false or questionable
To question the truth of; doubt
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  1. To question the truth of; doubt
  2. To engage in discussion or argument; debate.
  3. To argue; debate
To eat (food) quickly and greedily.
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  1. To eat (food) quickly and greedily.
  2. To show or express derision or scorn:
  3. To say in a derisive manner:
To cause (oneself) to be involved or accepted by subtle and artful means:
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  1. To cause (oneself) to be involved or accepted by subtle and artful means:
  2. To express or otherwise convey (a thought, for example) in an indirect or insidious way.
  3. To introduce or work into gradually, indirectly, and artfully
To arouse suspicion or apprehension in:
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  1. To arouse suspicion or apprehension in:
  2. To cause fear, doubt, or suspicion in
  3. To feel fear, doubt, suspicion, etc.
To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
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  1. To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate:
  2. To take exception to; call into question; dispute:
  3. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection, exception, or other formal questioning of the capability or legal qualifications of a person, the existence of a right, or the legality of an action or thing. An objection by a party or a lawyer to a potential juror or jury panel and his or her request that a judge disqualify the individual or the panel from hearing that party’s cause or trial. To call into question.
(Idiomatic) To sense something suspicious.
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(Idiomatic) To dislike; to regard with skepticism, disbelief, disfavor, etc.
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  1. To put no trust in; to have no confidence in.
  2. To have no confidence in; doubt or suspect:
To have doubts
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  1. To have doubts
  2. To feel doubt or distrust about.
  3. To have doubt or suspicion about; distrust
To doubt the truth or sincerity of:
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  1. To doubt the truth or sincerity of:
  2. To regard without trust or confidence:
  3. To be wary, suspicious or doubtful
To dispute; challenge
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  1. To dispute; challenge
  2. To pose a question or questions regarding (something); analyze or examine:
  3. To ask a question or questions
To have curiosity, sometimes mingled with doubt
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  1. To have curiosity, sometimes mingled with doubt
  2. To be filled with curiosity or doubt:
  3. To feel curiosity or be in doubt about:
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  1. To put no trust in; to have no confidence in.
  2. To have no trust, faith, or confidence in; doubt; suspect
To have doubt or suspicion about; distrust
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  1. To have doubt or suspicion about; distrust
  2. To feel doubt or distrust about.
  3. To fear
To have no trust or confidence in (someone or something); doubt
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  1. To have no trust or confidence in (someone or something); doubt
  2. To doubt the truth or sincerity of:
  3. To regard without trust or confidence:
To believe to be bad, wrong, harmful, questionable, etc.; distrust
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  1. To believe to be bad, wrong, harmful, questionable, etc.; distrust
  2. To think it probable or likely; guess; surmise; suppose
  3. To consider (a person) guilty without proof:
The state or quality of being doubtful; doubt; uncertainty.
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(Countable) A particular instance of doubt or uncertainty.
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  1. (Countable) A particular instance of doubt or uncertainty.
  2. A feeling or matter of doubt:
  3. The condition of being doubtful or uncertain.
The state of being dubious.
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An uncertain state of mind; doubt
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  1. An uncertain state of mind; doubt
  2. Uncertainty.
  3. Absence of confidence; doubt.
Lack of trust or confidence:
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  1. Lack of trust or confidence:
  2. Lack of trust or confidence; suspicion; doubt
A problem; matter open to discussion or inquiry
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  1. A problem; matter open to discussion or inquiry
  2. A matter of concern or difficulty; a problem:
  3. Uncertainty; doubt:
Doubt about fundamental religious doctrines
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  1. Doubt about fundamental religious doctrines
  2. The doctrine that absolute knowledge is impossible, either in a particular domain or in general.
  3. (US) The doctrine that absolute knowledge is not possible
The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
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  1. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
  2. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
  3. The act or an instance of suspecting guilt, a wrong, harmfulness, etc. with little or no supporting evidence
Something uncertain:
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  1. Something uncertain:
  2. (Uncountable) Doubt; the condition of being uncertain or without conviction.
  3. The condition of being uncertain; doubt.
The feeling of surprise, admiration, and awe aroused by something strange, unexpected, incredible, etc.
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  1. The feeling of surprise, admiration, and awe aroused by something strange, unexpected, incredible, etc.
  2. A person, thing, or event that causes astonishment and admiration; prodigy; marvel
  3. One that arouses awe, astonishment, surprise, or admiration; a marvel:
Lack of trust or confidence:
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  1. Lack of trust or confidence:
  2. Lack of trust or confidence.
  3. A lack of trust, of faith, or of confidence; doubt; suspicion
Lack of trust or confidence:
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  1. Lack of trust or confidence:
  2. Lack of trust or confidence; suspicion; doubt
A minute amount or slight indication; a trace:
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  1. A minute amount or slight indication; a trace:
  2. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
  3. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
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