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Princeton's WordNet

  1. questioning, inquiringadjective

    a request for information

  2. questioning, quizzicaladjective

    perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know)

    "he had a quizzical expression"

  3. doubting, questioning, skeptical, scepticaladjective

    marked by or given to doubt

    "a skeptical attitude"; "a skeptical listener"

  4. inquisitive, speculative, questioning, wondering(a)adjective

    showing curiosity

    "if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"

Wiktionary

  1. questioningnoun

    The action of asking questions; a survey; an inquiry.

  2. questioningnoun

    The act of challenging, wondering and doubting.

  3. questioningadjective

    Characterized by questions, inquisitiveness, doubt or wonder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Questioning

    of Question

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  1. Questioning

    The questioning of one's gender, sexual identity, sexual orientation, or all three is a process of exploration by people who may be unsure, still exploring, and concerned about applying a social label to themselves for various reasons. The letter "Q" is sometimes added to the end of the acronym LGBT; the "Q" can refer to either queer or questioning. It is even expanded further as LGBTQIA to include intersexuals and asexuals. Many LGBT student groups and literature include questioning in their literature; in the case of gay–straight alliance groups they do so in part so students are not compelled to label themselves or choose a sexual identity. According to the American Psychological Association: "Adolescence can be a period of experimentation, and many youths may question their sexual feelings. Becoming aware of sexual feelings is a normal developmental task of adolescence. Sometimes adolescents have same-sex feelings or experiences that cause confusion about their sexual orientation. This confusion appears to decline over time, with different outcomes for different individuals." Some youths avoid coming out or even acknowledging their sexual orientation because of social stigma. For some youths, acknowledging their lesbian, gay or bisexual identity can bring an end to confusion. Those who receive support can often live satisfying and healthy lives and move through the usual process of adolescent development; those who face bullying, ostracism or other forms of oppression are more likely to be at risk of experiencing suicidal thoughts, and to engage in high-risk activities, such as unprotected sex and alcohol and drug abuse. Questioning youth are at higher risk for victimization, suicidal thoughts, and drug and alcohol abuse even more so than lesbian, gay and bisexual youth, possibly due to marginalization from straight and LGB peers alike.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of questioning in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of questioning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of questioning in a Sentence

  1. Narendra Modi:

    A rape is a rape. How can we tolerate this torture with our daughters ? You are always questioning your daughters, why don't you ask the same questions to your sons ? I believe this is the evil of not just the individual but also of the society.

  2. Pamela McPherson:

    When you go through that metal detector and those series of locked doors, and then you see children playing and women walking around carrying young children, it's just sort of a surreal experience, i don't think you can experience that without questioning,' Why are these children in a secure facility ? Why are these children in what used to be an adult prison ?' It's jarring.

  3. Roger Stone:

    Roger Stone replied that Roger Stone was doing everything possible to address the issues at the highest level of Government. Pentagon Papers showe the extent of the FBIs surveillance, which included monitoring essentially all of Stones Apple services, from email to browsing history. Utility bills, address books, WhatsApp messages -- all were also under the bureaus review. Additionally, records illustrate the Trump campaigns curiosity about what information WikiLeaks was going to make public -- and reinforce Robert Muellers conclusion that the Donald Trump team didnt conspire with WikiLeaks or Russian hackers to obtain the materials.Former White House adviser Steve Bannon told Robert Muellers team under questioning that Steve Bannon had asked Stone about WikiLeaks because Robert Muellers had heard that Roger Stone had a channel to Assange, and he was hoping for more releases of damaging information. Muellers investigation identifiedcontacts during the 2016 campaign between Donald Trump associates and Russians, but did not identify any conspiracy to tip the outcome of the presidential election. The lengthy investigation fueled numerous conspiracy theories that aired regularly on MSNBC and CNN, as well as in print inThe Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and elsewhere. FILE - This Feb. 21, 2019, file courtroom sketch shows former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, Roger Stone talking from the witness stand as prosecution attorney Jonathan Kravis, standing left, Stone's attorney Bruce Rogow, third from right, and Judge Amy Berman Jackson listen, during a court hearing at the U.S. District Courthouse in Washington. Jonathan Kravis will run a new public corruption unit at the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General, which has jurisdiction over juvenile offenses as well as misdemeanor crimes. ( Dana Verkouteren via Associated Press, File) In a statement Tuesday, Roger Stone acknowledged that the search warrant affidavits contain private communication, but insisted that they prove no crimes. I have no trepidation about their release as they confirm there was no illegal activity and certainly no Russian collusion by me during the 2016 Election.

  4. John F. Kennedy, Amherst College, Oct 26, 1963 - Source JFK Library, Boston, Mass.:

    The men who create power make an indispensable contribution to the Nation's greatness, but the men who question power make a contribution just as indispensable, especially when that questioning is disinterested, for they determine whether we use power or power uses us.

  5. Thomas Steinkraus-Koch:

    This (WhatsApp) chat and questioning of a suspect has shown that the Afghan met the gunman directly before the gun attack at what was later the scene of the crime.

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