Definition of misdoubt in English:


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Pronunciation: /mɪsˈdaʊt


[with object]
1 archaic or dialect Have doubts about the truth, reality, or existence of: he always misdoubted his own ability
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  • Then he invited a deputation of the people to come in and search his house if that they misdoubted his word.
  • If any here misdoubts my veracity, see, here is a letter received by the last packet from my honored father.
  • Thou hast spoken out very plain to me, and misdoubted me, Susan; I love thee so, that thy words cut me.
2Fear or be suspicious about: for I fear my father, and I misdoubt his hindrances

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