|1.||[ noun ] the state of being unsure of something|
|Synonyms:||uncertainty doubtfulness dubiety dubiousness incertitude|
|Related terms:||certainty cognitive_state incredulity indecision suspense misgiving mental_reservation|
|2.||[ verb ] consider unlikely or have doubts about|
|3.||[ noun ] uncertainty about the truth or factuality of existence of something|
|Synonyms:||question doubtfulness dubiousness|
"the dubiousness of his claim" "there is no question about the validity of the enterprise"
|Related terms:||uncertainty wonder|
|4.||[ verb ] consider unlikely or have doubts about|
"I doubt that she will accept his proposal of marriage"
|Related terms:||question disbelieve suspect|
|5.||[ verb ] lack confidence in or have doubts about|
"I doubt these reports" "I suspect her true motives" "she distrusts her stepmother"