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1. doubt

noun. ['ˈdaʊt'] the state of being unsure of something.

Synonyms

  • irresolution
  • reservation
  • peradventure
  • doubtfulness
  • uncertainty
  • incredulity
  • indecision
  • mental reservation
  • state of mind
  • skepticism
  • arriere pensee
  • distrust
  • indecisiveness
  • misgiving
  • disbelief
  • mental rejection
  • cognitive state
  • dubiety
  • suspicion
  • suspense
  • incertitude
  • mistrust

Antonyms

  • predictability
  • outwardness
  • unconsciousness
  • inwardness

Etymology

  • doute (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • doute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • douten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • douter (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Doubt

  • stake-out
  • how-about
  • without
  • throughout
  • strout
  • sprout
  • reroute
  • devout
  • troutt
  • trout
  • stoute
  • stout
  • spout
  • snout
  • shrout
  • scout
  • prout
  • krout
  • kraut
  • grout
  • flout
  • drought
  • crout
  • clout
  • all-out
  • about
  • tout
  • thuot
  • shout
  • routt

How do you pronounce doubt?

Pronounce doubt as daʊt.

US - How to pronounce doubt in American English

UK - How to pronounce doubt in British English

How to spell doubt? Is it dobst? Or dobt? Common misspellings are:

  • dobst
  • dobt

Sentences with doubt


1. Noun, singular or mass
Stick your finger into the soil to feel the size of the vegetable when in doubt.

Quotes about doubt


1. It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.
- Maurice Switzer

2. Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't doubt what they're doing.
- Francis Ford Coppola

2. self-doubt

noun. lack of self-confidence.

Synonyms

  • diffidence
  • hesitance
  • timorousness
  • unassertiveness
  • timidness
  • timidity
  • self-distrust

Antonyms

  • willingness
  • fearlessness
  • bold
  • boldness

Etymology

  • doubt (English)
  • doute (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • self- (English)

3. doubt

verb. ['ˈdaʊt'] consider unlikely or have doubts about.

Synonyms

  • disbelieve

Antonyms

  • consciousness
  • uncertainty

Etymology

  • doute (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • doute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • douten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • douter (Anglo-Norman)

4. doubt

noun. ['ˈdaʊt'] uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something.

Synonyms

  • question
  • dubiousness
  • precariousness
  • doubtfulness
  • uncertainty

Antonyms

  • resoluteness
  • decisiveness
  • decision
  • probability

Etymology

  • doute (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • doute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • douten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • douter (Anglo-Norman)

5. doubt

verb. ['ˈdaʊt'] lack confidence in or have doubts about.

Synonyms

  • suspect
  • distrust

Antonyms

  • belief
  • answer
  • safeness

Etymology

  • doute (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • doute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • douten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • douter (Anglo-Norman)
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