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Princeton's WordNet

  1. doubting, questioning, skeptical, scepticaladjective

    marked by or given to doubt

    "a skeptical attitude"; "a skeptical listener"


  1. doubting

    Doubt is a mental state in which the mind remains suspended between two or more contradictory propositions, unable to be certain of any of them. Doubt on an emotional level is indecision between belief and disbelief. It may involve uncertainty, distrust or lack of conviction on certain facts, actions, motives, or decisions. Doubt can result in delaying or rejecting relevant action out of concern for mistakes or missed opportunities.


  1. doubting

    Doubting refers to the act of questioning or feeling uncertain or skeptical about something. It involves a lack of confidence or belief in an idea, fact, person, or outcome. This could be due to insufficient evidence or information, ambiguity, personal bias or skepticism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Doubting

    of Doubt

  2. Doubtingadjective

    that is uncertain; that distrusts or hesitates; having doubts

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Doubting in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Doubting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Doubting in a Sentence

  1. Stanislaus Lescynski:

    To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting.

  2. Samuel Rodrigues:

    Two years, I've been working towards this, and on the last day, Blondie has me doubting the whole thing. We'll leave it up to fate then, shall we, Wolfy? A duel to the death. May the best man win. I cut him down, and that's that. Back to our regularly scheduled international incident. But if he beats me... if I die here... the lock on my blade will disable after a couple hours. What happens after that... is up to you, Wolfy. [Sam to Blade Wolf]

  3. King Stanislas I of Poland:

    To believe with certainty we must begin by doubting.

  4. Joseph Addison, (1672-1719):

    Friendship improves hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief.

  5. Ignazio Silone, The God That Failed (1950):

    Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority--literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political.

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