doubt

(noun, verb)

noun

1. the state of being unsure of something

Similar word(s): doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, uncertainty

Definition categories: thought

2. uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something

Similar word(s): doubtfulness, dubiousness, question

Definition categories: attribute, precariousness, uncertainness, uncertainty

Sentences with doubt as a noun:

- There was some doubt as to who the child's real father was.

verb

1. consider unlikely or have doubts about

- I doubt that she will accept his proposal of marriage

Definition categories: cognition, disbelieve, discredit

2. lack confidence in or have doubts about

- I doubt these reports

Definition categories: cognition, distrust, mistrust, suspect

Sentences with doubt as a verb:

- He doubted that was really what you meant.