doubt doubt  /ˈdaʊt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being unsure of something
  2. (n) uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
  3. (v) consider unlikely or have doubts about
  4. (v) lack confidence in or have doubts about

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Also, faith for many of us is interwoven with doubt, a doubt that can strengthen faith and give it perspective and shadow.
  2. There is no doubt that Hirohito the man wanted peace.
  3. No doubt his maneuvering between the Scylla of a totalitarian regime and the Charybdis of democratic ideas was far from irreproachable.

News

  1. Xbox One and PlayStation 4 pre-orders break Amazon records

    If there was any doubt about the commercial prospects of Sony and Microsoft's new consoles, Amazon has shattered it. The e-commerce giant announced Friday that pre-orders for the two next-generation video game consoles broke previous records held both for consoles orders made during the week of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) and Black Friday, (the day after Thanksgiving, when the holiday ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. EU long-range budget in doubt

    LUXEMBOURG, June 21 (UPI) -- A tentative deal on the European Union's 2014-20 budget was thrown into doubt as ministers hinted the Irish EU presidency was trying to ram the deal through.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Shailene Woodley's 'Spider-Man' Role May Have Gone to a Canadian Muse

    Shailene Woodley is, without a doubt, one of the biggest rising stars in Hollywood. She's on the cover of Entertainment Weekly this week for her role in Divergent. She shared the U. S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting at Sundance with her The Spectacular Now co-star. She bagged the coveted role of Hazel Grace Lancaster in the Y.A. adaptation The Fault in Our Stars. ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "We are committed to a sustained effort to help the people of this country over the long term," the general said. "Neither you nor the insurgents nor our partners in the region should doubt that."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: New York Times

  2. "I think they're instant contenders," Magic Coach Stan Van Gundy, whose team made the finals in 2009, told The Associated Press. "I don't think there's any doubt. They're instant contenders to win an NBA championship."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Stan Van Gundy Source: New York Times

  3. "Their rigor and honesty as scientists are not in doubt," concluded the third and most comprehensive investigation into the emails. "But we do find that there has been a consistent pattern of failing to display the proper degree of openness."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Muir Russell Source: USA Today

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