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Definition of Doubt


  1. To waver in opinion or judgment; to be in uncertainty as to belief respecting anything; to hesitate in belief; to be undecided as to the truth of the negative or the affirmative proposition; to b e undetermined.
  2. To suspect; to fear; to be apprehensive.
  3. To question or hold questionable; to withhold assent to; to hesitate to believe, or to be inclined not to believe; to withhold confidence from; to distrust; as, I have heard the story, but I doubt the truth of it.
  4. To suspect; to fear; to be apprehensive of.
  5. To fill with fear; to affright.
  6. A fluctuation of mind arising from defect of knowledge or evidence; uncertainty of judgment or mind; unsettled state of opinion concerning the reality of an event, or the truth of an assertion, etc.; hesitation.
  7. Uncertainty of condition.
  8. Suspicion; fear; apprehension; dread.
  9. Difficulty expressed or urged for solution; point unsettled; objection.

Doubt Quotations

Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear, and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He's sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I found that my worrying stopped.
Charles Stanley

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
Mark Twain

Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and you know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and you know Earth, you may make your victory complete.
Sun Tzu

When you feel sad, it's okay. It's not the end of the world. Everyone has those days when you doubt yourself, and when you feel like everything you do sucks, but then there's those days when you feel like Superman. It's just the balance of the world. I just write to feel better.
Mac Miller

Any truth is better than indefinite doubt. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.
Arthur Conan Doyle
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Doubt Translations

doubt in Afrikaans is twyfel
doubt in Danish is tvivl, tvivle
doubt in Dutch is in dubio staan, twijfelen, dubben
doubt in French is doutent, doutez, doute, doutons, douter
doubt in German is Zweifel, Zweifel, anzweifeln
doubt in Italian is mettere in dubbio, dubitare, dubbio
doubt in Latin is dubium
doubt in Spanish is dudar, dudar, duda
doubt in Swedish is tvivla, betvivla, tvivel
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