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Overview of noun questioning

The noun questioning has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) questioning, inquiring

(a request for information)


Overview of verb question

The verb question has 5 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (17) question, oppugn, call into question

(challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of; "We must question your judgment in this matter")

2. (14) interrogate, question

(pose a series of questions to; "The suspect was questioned by the police"; "We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion")

3. (5) question, query

(pose a question)

4. (3) interview, question

(conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting)

5. (2) wonder, question

(place in doubt or express doubtful speculation; "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight")


Overview of adj questioning

The adj questioning has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) questioning, quizzical

(perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know); "he had a quizzical expression")

2. doubting, questioning, skeptical, sceptical

(marked by or given to doubt; "a skeptical attitude"; "a skeptical listener")

3. inquisitive, speculative, questioning, wondering

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

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