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mental

  • adjective involving the mind or an intellectual process
    • mental images of happy times
    • mental calculations
    • in a terrible mental state
    • mental suffering
    • free from mental defects
  • adjective of or relating to the mind
    • mental powers
    • mental development
    • mental hygiene

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arriere

"That which is behind"; the rear; -- chiefly used as an adjective in the sense of behind, rear, subordinate.

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dubious

  • adjective satellite fraught with uncertainty or doubt
    doubtful.
    • they were doubtful that the cord would hold
    • it was doubtful whether she would be admitted
    • dubious about agreeing to go
  • adjective satellite open to doubt or suspicion
    in question; dubitable; doubtful.
    • the candidate's doubtful past
    • he has a dubious record indeed
    • what one found uncertain the other found dubious or downright false
    • it was more than dubitable whether the friend was as influential as she thought"- Karen Horney

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doubtful

  • adjective satellite open to doubt or suspicion
    in question; dubitable; dubious.
    • the candidate's doubtful past
    • he has a dubious record indeed
    • what one found uncertain the other found dubious or downright false
    • it was more than dubitable whether the friend was as influential as she thought"- Karen Horney
  • adjective satellite fraught with uncertainty or doubt
    dubious.
    • they were doubtful that the cord would hold
    • it was doubtful whether she would be admitted
    • dubious about agreeing to go

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suspense

  • noun apprehension about what is going to happen
  • noun an uncertain cognitive state
    • the matter remained in suspense for several years

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dubiously

  • adverb in a questionable and dubious manner
    questionably.
    • these were estates his father questionably acquired
  • adverb in a doubtful manner
    doubtfully.
    • Gerald shook his head doubtfully

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doubtfully

  • adverb in a doubtful manner
    dubiously.
    • Gerald shook his head doubtfully

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dubiety

  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    uncertainty; dubiousness; doubtfulness; doubt; incertitude.

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groping

  • adjective satellite acting with uncertainty or hesitance or lack of confidence
    • a groping effort to understand
  • verb feel about uncertainly or blindly
    grope; fumble.
    • She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom

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disbelief

  • noun doubt about the truth of something
    skepticism; mental rejection; incredulity.
  • noun a rejection of belief
    unbelief.

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tentative

  • adjective satellite under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon
    provisional; probationary; provisionary.
    • probationary employees
    • a provisional government
    • just a tentative schedule
  • adjective satellite unsettled in mind or opinion
    doubtful.
    • drew a few tentative conclusions

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incertain

  • adjective lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
    unsure; uncertain.
    • uncertain of his convictions
    • unsure of himself and his future
    • moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps
    • an uncertain smile
    • touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers

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pensee

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dubiousness

  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    uncertainty; doubtfulness; doubt; dubiety; incertitude.
  • noun uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
    doubtfulness; doubt; question.
    • the dubiousness of his claim
    • there is no question about the validity of the enterprise

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doubt

  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    uncertainty; dubiousness; doubtfulness; dubiety; incertitude.
  • noun uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
    doubtfulness; question; dubiousness.
    • the dubiousness of his claim
    • there is no question about the validity of the enterprise

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suspicion

  • noun an impression that something might be the case
    intuition; hunch.
    • he had an intuition that something had gone wrong
  • noun doubt about someone's honesty
    distrust; mistrust; misgiving.

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ambiguity

  • noun an expression whose meaning cannot be determined from its context
  • noun unclearness by virtue of having more than one meaning
    equivocalness.

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indecisiveness

  • noun doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action
    indecision; irresolution.
    • his indecision was only momentary but the opportunity was lost
  • noun the trait of irresolution; a lack of firmness of character or purpose
    indecision.
    • the king's incurable indecisiveness caused turmoil in his court

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sure

  • adjective having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    certain.
    • felt certain of success
    • was sure (or certain) she had seen it
    • was very sure in his beliefs
    • sure of her friends
  • adjective satellite exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance
    certain.
    • be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through
    • be sure to lock the doors

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unsure

  • adjective lacking self-confidence
    shy; timid; diffident.
    • stood in the doorway diffident and abashed
    • problems that call for bold not timid responses
    • a very unsure young man
  • adjective lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
    incertain; uncertain.
    • uncertain of his convictions
    • unsure of himself and his future
    • moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps
    • an uncertain smile
    • touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers

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uncertainness

  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    precariousness; uncertainty.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income

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indecision

  • noun doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action
    indecisiveness; irresolution.
    • his indecision was only momentary but the opportunity was lost
  • noun the trait of irresolution; a lack of firmness of character or purpose
    indecisiveness.
    • the king's incurable indecisiveness caused turmoil in his court

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misgiving

  • noun uneasiness about the fitness of an action
    scruple; qualm.
  • noun painful expectation
    apprehension.

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incertitude

  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    uncertainty; dubiousness; doubtfulness; doubt; dubiety.

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precariousness

  • noun extreme dangerousness
  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    uncertainty; uncertainness.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income

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dubitable

  • adjective satellite open to doubt or suspicion
    in question; dubious; doubtful.
    • the candidate's doubtful past
    • he has a dubious record indeed
    • what one found uncertain the other found dubious or downright false
    • it was more than dubitable whether the friend was as influential as she thought"- Karen Horney

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doubtfulness

  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    uncertainty; dubiousness; doubt; dubiety; incertitude.
  • noun uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
    doubt; question; dubiousness.
    • the dubiousness of his claim
    • there is no question about the validity of the enterprise

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peradventure

  • noun doubt or uncertainty as to whether something is the case
    • this proves beyond peradventure that he is innocent
  • adverb by chance
    perchance; perhaps; maybe; possibly; mayhap.
    • perhaps she will call tomorrow
    • we may possibly run into them at the concert
    • it may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time

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irresolution

  • noun doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action
    indecisiveness; indecision.
    • his indecision was only momentary but the opportunity was lost
  • noun the trait of being irresolute; lacking firmness of purpose
    irresoluteness.

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reservation

  • noun a district that is reserved for particular purpose
    reserve.
  • noun a statement that limits or restricts some claim
    qualification.
    • he recommended her without any reservations

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mental_reservation

  • noun an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
    reservation; arriere pensee.

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questionably

  • adverb in a questionable and dubious manner
    dubiously.
    • these were estates his father questionably acquired

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ambivalent

  • adjective satellite uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow
    • was ambivalent about having children

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mental_rejection

  • noun doubt about the truth of something
    skepticism; incredulity; disbelief.

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rejection

  • noun the act of rejecting something
    • his proposals were met with rejection
  • noun the state of being rejected

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incredulity

  • noun doubt about the truth of something
    skepticism; mental rejection; disbelief.

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uncertain

  • adjective lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
    incertain; unsure.
    • uncertain of his convictions
    • unsure of himself and his future
    • moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps
    • an uncertain smile
    • touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers
  • adjective not established beyond doubt; still undecided or unknown
    • an uncertain future
    • a manuscript of uncertain origin
    • plans are still uncertain
    • changes of great if uncertain consequences
    • without further evidence his story must remain uncertain

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uncertainty

  • noun being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance
    precariousness; uncertainness.
    • the uncertainty of the outcome
    • the precariousness of his income
  • noun the state of being unsure of something
    dubiousness; doubtfulness; doubt; dubiety; incertitude.

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mistrust

  • noun doubt about someone's honesty
    distrust; suspicion; misgiving.
  • noun the trait of not trusting others
    distrust; distrustfulness.

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arriere_pensee

  • noun an unstated doubt that prevents you from accepting something wholeheartedly
    reservation; mental reservation.

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distrust

  • noun doubt about someone's honesty
    suspicion; mistrust; misgiving.
  • noun the trait of not trusting others
    distrustfulness; mistrust.

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context

  • noun discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation
    linguistic context; context of use.
  • noun the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
    setting; circumstance.
    • the historical context

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skepticism

  • noun doubt about the truth of something
    mental rejection; incredulity; disbelief.
  • noun the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
    scepticism; agnosticism.

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