Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun misgiving

3 senses of misgiving

Sense 1
scruple, qualm, misgiving -- (uneasiness about the fitness of an action)
       => anxiety -- (a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune)

Sense 2
apprehension, misgiving -- (painful expectation)
       => expectation, outlook, prospect -- (belief about (or mental picture of) the future)

Sense 3
misgiving, mistrust, distrust, suspicion -- (doubt about someone's honesty)
       => doubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousness -- (the state of being unsure of something)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb misgive

1 sense of misgive

Sense 1
misgive -- (suggest fear or doubt; "Her heart misgave her that she had acted inexcusably")
       => worry, vex -- (disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me")

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