Definition of misgiving noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmɪsˈɡɪvɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsˈɡɪvɪŋ//
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[countable, usually plural, uncountable] misgiving about something/about doing something feelings of doubt or anxiety about what might happen, or about whether or not something is the right thing to do I had grave misgivings about making the trip. She decided to go despite her misgivings. I read the letter with a sense of misgiving.
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