Doubt v. i. [imp. & p. p. Doubted; p. pr. & vb. n. Doubting.]
1. To waver in opinion or judgment; to be in uncertainty as to belief respecting anything; to hesitate in belief; to be undecided as to the truth of the negative or the affirmative proposition; to b e undetermined.
Even in matters divine, concerning some things, we may lawfully doubt, and suspend our judgment. --Hooker.
To try your love and make you doubt of mine. --Dryden.
2. To suspect; to fear; to be apprehensive. [Obs.]
Syn: -- To waver; vacillate; fluctuate; hesitate; demur; scruple; question.
Doubt·ing, a. That is uncertain; that distrusts or hesitates; having doubts. -- Doubt*ing*ly, adv.
adj : marked by or given to doubt; "a skeptical attitude"; "a
skeptical listener" [syn: questioning, skeptical, sceptical]