Definition of 'misgiving'
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Yet his initial misgivings soon turned to enthusiasm. Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)Many unpaid ministerial aides had expressed deep misgivings. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They were not aware of his making any attempt to express misgivings via anonymous channels at the bank. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Does he not feel misgivings about contributing to a system that allows a superior education to be bought? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Slowly, they began opening up about their misgivings regarding the building program. Christianity Today (2000)And a reported 25m to ease any possible misgivings he may have harboured. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For all its misgivings about the future the book remains good-humoured. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My misgivings about Driven grew as the show progressed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Fast-forward 12 months and those initial misgivings seem laughable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Throw in a disappointing 14th on the grid for today and deep misgivings must surely be creeping in. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It meant giving up the chance of going on to university, but after initial misgivings his father gave his support. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The odds last night were tilting towards him surviving, despite some deep misgivings about what he has left to offer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Despite misgivings about the origin of the pets, many people find it difficult to say no once a puppy is in their arms. Times, Sunday Times (2014)By contrast, it is not uncommon for students on my short counselling courses to express misgivings regarding their own suitability for listening to others. Growing Through Loss and Grief (1994)I have misgivings about an alliance of countries that differ wildly in their attitudes to fairly important things such as work and financial prudence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And, despite our initial misgivings, it was quite an enjoyable experience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'misgiving'
British English: misgiving NOUN
If you have misgivings about something that is being suggested or done, you feel that it is not quite right, and are worried that it may have unwanted results.
She had some misgivings about what she was about to do.
Definition of misgiving from the Collins English Dictionary
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