misgiving

misgiving
mis'ɡiviŋ
noun
((especially in plural) (a feeling of) fear or doubt.) aprensión
misgiving
tr[mɪs'gɪvɪŋ]
noun
1 (doubt) duda, recelo; (fear) temor nombre masculino; (worry) preocupación nombre femenino
I had misgivings about lending him the money le presté el dinero con recelo, le presté el dinero pero no sin recelo
misgiving [mɪs'gɪvɪŋ] n
: duda f, recelo m
misgiving
n.
duda s.f.
miramiento s.m.
presentimiento s.m.
recelo s.m.
reconcomio s.m.
temor s.m.
mɪs'gɪvɪŋ
count & mass noun recelo m, duda f
[mɪs'ɡɪvɪŋ]
N recelo m , duda f

not without some misgiving — no sin cierto recelo

I had misgivings about the scheme — tuve mis dudas sobre el proyecto

* * *
[mɪs'gɪvɪŋ]
count & mass noun recelo m, duda f

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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  • misgiving — misgiving; un·misgiving; …   English syllables

  • misgiving — mis*giv ing, n. Evil premonition; doubt; distrust; a feeling of apprehension; used commonly in the plural. Suspicious and misgivings. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misgiving — I noun anxietude, anxiety, anxious concern, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, concern, critical attitude, disquiet, distrust, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, fear, fearfulness, forbodement, foreboding, gaingiving, hesitation, inquietude …   Law dictionary

  • misgiving — (n.) c.1600, feeling of mistrust or sudden apprehension, from misgive cause to feel doubt (1510s), usually said of one s heart or mind, from MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + GIVE (Cf. give) in its Middle English sense of suggest. Related: Misgivings …   Etymology dictionary

  • misgiving — foreboding, presentiment, *apprehension Analogous words: mistrust, distrust (see under DISTRUST vb): suspicion, doubt, skepticism, *uncertainty: *fear, alarm, dread, fright …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • misgiving — [n] uncertainty anxiety, apprehension, apprehensiveness, distrust, doubt, fear, foreboding, hesitation, mistrust, premonition, prenotion, presage, presentiment, qualm, reservation, scruple, suspicion, unbelief, unease, worry; concepts 21,689,690… …   New thesaurus

  • misgiving — [mis΄giv′iŋ] n. [see MISGIVE] a disturbed feeling of fear, doubt, apprehension, etc.usually used in pl. SYN. QUALM …   English World dictionary

  • misgiving — UK [ˌmɪsˈɡɪvɪŋ] / US [mɪsˈɡɪvɪŋ] noun [countable/uncountable, often plural] Word forms misgiving : singular misgiving plural misgivings a feeling of fear or doubt about whether something is right or will have a good result Chris eyed him with… …   English dictionary

  • misgiving — mis|giv|ing [mısˈgıvıŋ] n [U and C] a feeling of doubt or fear about what might happen or about whether something is right misgiving about ▪ Despite her misgivings about leaving the baby, she decided to accompany her husband. grave/serious/deep… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Misgiving — Misgive Mis*give , v. t. [imp. {Misgave}; p. p. {Misgiven}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misgiving}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To give or grant amiss. [Obs.] Laud. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: To give doubt and apprehension to, instead of confidence and courage; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misgiving — mis|giv|ing [ mıs gıvıŋ ] noun count or uncount often plural a feeling of fear or doubt about whether something is right or will have a good result: Chris eyed him with misgiving. have/express (your) misgivings (about): Richard expressed… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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