Nouns (13)

doubtfulness, question, dubiousness, doubt
n. uncertainty about the truth or factuality or existence of something; "the dubiousness of his claim"; "there is no question about the validity of the enterprise"
n. an informal reference to a marriage proposal; "he was ready to pop the question"
question, motion
n. a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote; "he made a motion to adjourn"; "she called for the question"
interrogation, query, enquiry, inquiry, question
n. an instance of questioning; "there was a question about my training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were present"
n. [a sentence that requests an answer or information about something]

Verbs (9)

query, question
v. pose a question
question, interrogate
v. pose a series of questions to; "The suspect was questioned by the police"; "We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion"
call into question, oppugn, question
v. challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of; "We must question your judgment in this matter"
question, wonder
v. place in doubt or express doubtful speculation; "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight"

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Fuzzynyms (29)

n. a distinguishing or individuating characteristic; "he knows my bad points as well as my good points"
n. a brief version of the essential meaning of something; "get to the point"; "he missed the point of the joke"; "life has lost its point"
n. something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable
tender, bid
n. a formal proposal to buy at a specified price
n. (law) a contention presented by a lawyer to a judge or jury as part of the case he is arguing
asking, request
n. the verbal act of requesting
v. examine thoroughly; "the student was grilled for two hours on the subject of phonology"
v. be uncertain about; think about without fully understanding or being able to decide; "We puzzled over her sudden departure"
cerebrate, cogitate, think
v. use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
discredit, disbelieve
v. reject as false; refuse to accept
marvel, wonder
v. be amazed at; "We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities"
v. undergo a test; "She doesn't test well"
v. question closely
v. question persistently; "She pumped the witnesses for information"
push aside, brush off, brush aside, ignore, discount, disregard, dismiss
v. bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances"
v. make accountable for; "He did not want to subject himself to the judgments of his superiors"
v. use a name to designate; "Christians refer to the mother of Jesus as the Virgin Mary"

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Antonyms (15)

firmness of purpose, resolution, resolve, firmness, resoluteness
n. the trait of being resolute; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
resultant role, result
n. the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause
resultant role, result
n. the semantic role of the noun phrase whose referent exists only by virtue of the activity denoted by the verb in the clause
response, reply
n. the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; "he growled his reply"
n. the speech act of replying to a question
v. accept as true; "I can't buy this story"
trust, believe
v. be confident about something; "I believe that he will come back from the war"


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