Definition of misgiving in English:
A feeling of doubt or apprehension about the outcome or consequences of something: we have misgivings about the way the campaign is being run [mass noun]: I felt a sense of misgiving at the prospect of retirement
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- Chief among these misgivings is a suspicion that the new system is about putting a brake on the capacity of patients to make trouble.
- Maybe I'm just getting old… and despite my misgivings you will notice I have been watching!
- But despite all these misgivings, I must confess I fell for the movie hook, line and sinker.
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