Doubt in a sentence

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Definition of Doubt

  • 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.
  • To question or hold questionable; to withhold assent to; to hesitate to believe, or to be inclined not to believe; to withhold confidence from; to distrust; as, I have heard the story, but I doubt the truth of it.
  • A fluctuation of mind arising from defect of knowledge or evidence; uncertainty of judgment or mind; unsettled state of opinion concerning the reality of an event, or the truth of an assertion, etc.; hesitation.
  • Uncertainty of condition.
  • Difficulty expressed or urged for solution; point unsettled; objection.
  • uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something
  • the state of being unsure of something
  • consider unlikely or have doubts about
  • lack confidence in or have doubts about

How to use doubt in a sentence. Doubt pronunciation.

It might be, it no doubt was, in the way of facilitating his business.
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For there was a keen truthfulness in the young man's words which, however suave and carefully balanced, however gravely simple and tactful, left no doubt as to their meaning.
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The key is in Foorgat's pocket, no doubt; stolen by him, no doubt also.
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He at once surmised that Foorgat's body had been carried out of the Palace; no doubt that it might not be thought he had come to his death by command of Kaid.
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It had raised in her mind, not a doubt, but an undefined, undefinable anxiety.
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Thou, I doubt not, are of his kin.
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This, as it has deservedly gain'd you the Love and Admiration of all that know you: so, I doubt not, but you will always find it a _Fund_ of solid Peace and Satisfaction to your own Mind.
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The provisions were all cooked, no doubt, but we did not go to see.
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They were right in viewing the matter thus, without doubt.
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So that he had no manner of doubt but that this was the very Person she pretended to be.
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And the better to enable you to detect her in her Lewd Practices, when you have seen her Hous'd a little while, you may go in after her; altho' without a Particular Recommendation, you will hardly be admitted; and therefore if you please to ask for the Gentlewoman of the House, and tell her you was directed thither by _Tom Stanhop_, to take a Survey of the Ladies in the Dining-Room, she will straight let you see 'em; and after that, you may proceed as you please; and can no longer doubt of the Truth of what I say, if you will but believe your own Eyes.
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No doubt she feared his wrath, and was hidden under her bed or behind the curtain which covered his clothes.
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In Rome Phoebicius and his young wife met again; there many admired the beautiful woman, and made every effort to obtain her favor, but to him she was only a lightly won, and therefore a lightly valued, possession; nay, ere long no more than a burden, ornamental no doubt but troublesome to guard.
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She could not indeed bring herself to believe in Sirona's guilt at all, for she was heartily well disposed towards her; besides-though it, no doubt, was not right-her motherly vanity inclined her to believe that if the handsome young woman had indeed sinned, she would have preferred her fine tall Polykarp-whose roses and flaming glances she blamed in all sincerity-to this shaggy, wild-looking graybeard.
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Phoebicius did not doubt that the woman who had joined the caravan-which he himself had seen yesterday-was his fugitive wife, and he knew that his delay might have reduced his earnest wish to overtake her and punish her to the remotest probability; but he was a Roman soldier, and would rather have laid violent hands on himself than have left his post without a deputy.
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Streaming with sweat and panting for breath he leaned against the glowing porphyry wall behind him, hid his face in his hands and strove to collect himself, to think, to pray-for a long time in vain; for instead of joy in the suffering which he had taken upon himself, the grief of isolation weighed upon his heart, and the lamentable cry of the old man had left a warning echo in his soul, and roused doubts of the righteousness of a deed, by which even the best and purest had been deceived, and led into injustice towards him.
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He understood nothing of all the words which she tried to say-for her voice, which only yesterday had been so sweet, to-day was inaudibly hoarse-except the one name "Phoebicius," and he felt no doubt that she clung to the stone over the abyss, so that, like the mountain-goat when it sees itself surprised by the hunter, she might fling herself into the depth below rather than be taken by her pursuer.
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Impelled, no doubt, by gratitude for her deliverance, she becomes one of his followers, accompanying him thenceforward in all his wanderings faithfully till his death.
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It was not exactly the kind of letter he had expected, and Emmeline shared his doubts.
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I shall be having a letter from him very soon, no doubt.
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Examples of Doubt

Example #1
He dismissed the orderly with an affirmative and ceremonial message to Prince Kaid-and a piece of gold.
Example #2
There was no reason why he should not go; therefore there might be a reason why he should go.
Example #3
There was nothing in them which could be challenged, could be construed into active criticism of men or things; and yet much he said was horrifying.
Example #4
Kaid addressed his conversation again and again to David, asking questions put to disconcert the consuls and other official folk present, confident in the naive reply which would be returned.
Example #5
Nothing else had he, but of all men in Egypt he was the best instrument Nahoum could have chosen; and of all men in Egypt he was the one man who could surely help him.
Example #6
Thus was their bargain made over the dead body; and Mizraim had an almost superstitious reverence for the fulfilment of a bond, the one virtue rarely found in the Oriental.