Definition of searching in English:
Thoroughly scrutinizing, especially in a disconcerting way: you have to ask yourselves some searching questions
More example sentences
- Few tracks offer a most searching examination of a thoroughbred's ability, and potential.
- That in turn begs searching questions about future investment and growth.
- It was a searching question which he repeated four minutes later, when the same combination produced an identical result.
- Example sentences
- Rina looked hard and searchingly at me, but finally she sighed.
- We must always question, honestly and searchingly, the wisdom of any war.
- Nor is the symbolism explored as searchingly as it might be.
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