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Word: misgivings

Definition: doubts


Sentences Containing 'misgivings'

After some further talk, it became evident that each of us, down in his heart, felt some misgivings over this settlement of the matter.
Although having misgivings initially, Aloy relented and the film was produced and released to commercial success in April 1947.
And yet his misgivings were not so dark as, imagined by the light of this later time, they would appear.
BJP leaders have expressed concern about the feelings of all those who are in the party and are working to remove their misgivings.
But it was especially the aspect of the three chief officers of the ship, the mates, which was most forcibly calculated to allay these colourless misgivings, and induce confidence and cheerfulness in every presentment of the voyage.
Despite any misgivings, a spokesperson from Cirque announced that the closure of the "Banana Shpeel" tour was done in order to "...re-evaluate the tour plan to determine the appropriate next steps", prompting an implication that the show may reappear in another form at a later date.
Despite the misgivings of crew, intern Mina Murry (Alexandra Kamp) and vice-captain Aurora (Erika Eleniak), van Helsing claims salvage rights and decides to tow the ship back to Earth.
Eden had grave misgivings about American foreign policy under Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Even though it proved to be impracticable to continue with "Re Lear", Verdi signed a contract in February 1857 for performances during the 1857/58 carnival season, but, as the year progressed and with time running out, he had misgivings and failed to meet commitments regarding "Lear".
Geffen Records' Gary Gersh signed the band Nirvana at a time when alternative rock music was not considered commercial. Gersh was able to convince his co-workers to push the record in spite of their misgivings.
He was still below when I rounded it and entered upon a piece of river which I had some misgivings about.
I saw the mild eye of the good old Doctor turned upon me for a moment, and I felt that the confession of my old misgivings and remembrances was too plainly written in my face to be overlooked.
In "Journey Into Mystery", Volstagg protects the de-aged Loki despite his misgivings about his former foe.
It domineered above them so, that all their bodings, doubts, misgivings, fears, were fain to hide beneath their souls, and not sprout forth a single spear or leaf.
Lennon later reflected that McCartney's efforts were important for the survival of the band, but he still believed that McCartney's desire to help came from McCartney's own misgivings about pursuing a solo career.
Mansfield, who had initial misgivings about Reinhart as a singer, complimented her studio recording of the track, feeling that if Reinhart could "get another 10 songs this good when it comes time to cut the record, then all my initial misgivings about this girl will vanish into thin air."
Meanwhile, Costas has misgivings about the accuracy of the past conviction of a teenager and asks a reluctant Sipowicz for help, but Andy and the detective on the case, Dornan, don't click.
Meanwhile, I lay quietly eyeing him, having no serious misgivings now, and bent upon narrowly observing so curious a creature.
One of the largest slaveholders in the United States, Butler defended American slavery for both political and personal motives, though he had private misgivings about the institution, and particularly about the African slave trade.
Our reserve of bullion is much larger at present than is usually kept in a single branch office, and the directors have had misgivings upon the subject."
Plans for an American version were eventually shelved, partly over Clarkson's misgivings about spending several months in the U.S., away from his family.
She was audaciously prejudiced in my favour, and quite unable to understand why I should have any misgivings, or be low-spirited about it.
This instinctive preference is enough of a benefit for a cat to overcome their misgivings, or even change their previous litter behavior, and find a way of using the cleanest litter box that is offered.
This, his regular eyebrows, and the rich white, and black, and brown, of his complexion--confound his complexion, and his memory!--made me think him, in spite of my misgivings, a very handsome man.
To add to these misgivings, it is important to note that Algeciras had been the principal Muslim stronghold on the Iberian Peninsula since the Moors first landed there and was extremely well fortified.
When I was alone once more, however, with the precious case lying upon the table in front of me, I could not but think with some misgivings of the immense responsibility which it entailed upon me.
When Truscott expressed misgivings about the mission, Craw convinced him to allow them to continue.
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