doubting doubting  /ˈdaʊ tɪŋ/


  • (adj) marked by or given to doubt



  1. Yes, the tragic hero usually comes to realize his crippling flaws, but maybe the greatest sin of a powerful man is in never, ever doubting himself.
  2. She spent a week fine-tuning it, setting it aside for days, anguishing and at times doubting whether she could go through with it.


  1. For our own good?

    Doubting the merits of domestic surveillance by Dan Brooks Imagine that I knock on your door and offer to sell you something marvelous. Thanks to my inquisitive mind, I have invented a machine that tells you when something bad is about to happen.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Missoula Independent

  2. Opinion: Freshman given rock-star treatment

    There’s no doubting that Andrew Wiggins, the 6-foot-7, freak-of-nature forward, belongs in the company of the biggest rock ’n’ roll stars ever to invade the United States. He’s that fab. By Matt Tait
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Lawrence Journal-World

  3. Underdog status still nothing new to Smith, Hoosiers

    IU Coach Tracy Smith has dealt with people doubting his team all year.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Indiana Daily Student


  1. McLeish added: "Because of his experience and personality, there can be no doubting this leaves a bit of a void but it is one we will work hard to fill as soon as possible. The new owners of this football club have given me great and ongoing support...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Alex McLeish Source: The Press Association

  2. Addressing the congregation, Williams said: "Many people of my generation and younger grew up doubting whether we should ever see another straightforward international conflict, fought by a standing army with conventional weapons. We had begun to...
    on Oct 9, 2009 By: Rowan Williams Source:

  3. He said: "We were always hopeful that he would agree to play in the 2010/11 campaign and we have now concluded a deal to that effect. It's great news for everyone because there is no doubting his importance to the team and his influence on those...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Martin Bain Source: The Press Association

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