Synonyms for doubt

Synonyms for (noun) doubt

Synonyms: question, dubiousness, doubt, doubtfulness

Definition: uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something

Usage: the dubiousness of his claim; there is no question about the validity of the enterprise

Similar words: uncertainness, uncertainty, precariousness

Definition: being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance

Usage: the uncertainty of the outcome; the precariousness of his income


Synonyms: incertitude, uncertainty, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness

Definition: the state of being unsure of something

Similar words: cognitive state, state of mind

Definition: the state of a person's cognitive processes

Synonyms for (verb) doubt

Synonyms: doubt

Definition: consider unlikely or have doubts about

Usage: I doubt that she will accept his proposal of marriage

Similar words: disbelieve, discredit

Definition: reject as false; refuse to accept


Synonyms: doubt

Definition: lack confidence in or have doubts about

Usage: I doubt these reports; I suspect her true motives; she distrusts her stepmother

Similar words: distrust, suspect, mistrust

Definition: regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in