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mis·give

 (mĭs-gĭv′)
tr.v. mis·gave (-gāv′), mis·giv·en (-gĭv′ən), mis·giv·ing, mis·gives
To arouse suspicion or apprehension in: "My mind misgave me for the fool I was" (Daphne Du Maurier).

[mis- + give, to suggest (obsolete).]

misgive

(mɪsˈɡɪv)
vb, -gives, -giving, -gave or -given
to make or be apprehensive or suspicious

mis•give

(mɪsˈgɪv)

v. -gave, -giv•en, -giv•ing. v.t.
1. to cause doubt or fear in.
v.i.
2. to be apprehensive.
[1505–15]

misgive


Past participle: misgiven
Gerund: misgiving

Imperative
misgive
misgive
Present
I misgive
you misgive
he/she/it misgives
we misgive
you misgive
they misgive
Preterite
I misgave
you misgave
he/she/it misgave
we misgave
you misgave
they misgave
Present Continuous
I am misgiving
you are misgiving
he/she/it is misgiving
we are misgiving
you are misgiving
they are misgiving
Present Perfect
I have misgiven
you have misgiven
he/she/it has misgiven
we have misgiven
you have misgiven
they have misgiven
Past Continuous
I was misgiving
you were misgiving
he/she/it was misgiving
we were misgiving
you were misgiving
they were misgiving
Past Perfect
I had misgiven
you had misgiven
he/she/it had misgiven
we had misgiven
you had misgiven
they had misgiven
Future
I will misgive
you will misgive
he/she/it will misgive
we will misgive
you will misgive
they will misgive
Future Perfect
I will have misgiven
you will have misgiven
he/she/it will have misgiven
we will have misgiven
you will have misgiven
they will have misgiven
Future Continuous
I will be misgiving
you will be misgiving
he/she/it will be misgiving
we will be misgiving
you will be misgiving
they will be misgiving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misgiving
you have been misgiving
he/she/it has been misgiving
we have been misgiving
you have been misgiving
they have been misgiving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misgiving
you will have been misgiving
he/she/it will have been misgiving
we will have been misgiving
you will have been misgiving
they will have been misgiving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misgiving
you had been misgiving
he/she/it had been misgiving
we had been misgiving
you had been misgiving
they had been misgiving
Conditional
I would misgive
you would misgive
he/she/it would misgive
we would misgive
you would misgive
they would misgive
Past Conditional
I would have misgiven
you would have misgiven
he/she/it would have misgiven
we would have misgiven
you would have misgiven
they would have misgiven
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misgive - suggest fear or doubtmisgive - suggest fear or doubt; "Her heart misgave her that she had acted inexcusably"
vex, worry - disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
References in classic literature ?
My mind misgave me, and I went on to the admiral's room.
Nay, nay," answered the squire, returning as suddenly to himself, as he had gone from himself; "if that be all the matter, it signifies not much; but, upon my soul, my mind misgave me when the fellow said she was not to be found.
I should have leaped out and run for it if I had found the strength, but my limbs and heart alike misgave me.