gaingiving

gaingiving

(ˈɡeɪnˌɡɪvɪŋ)
n
a misgiving, a doubt
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After dismissing his feeling as "a kind of gaingiving as would perhaps trouble a woman" (5.2.211-12), he dispels the emotion altogether by thinking of the encompassing design of "providence" (5.2.215).
Moreover, when Hamlet accepts the challenge to duel against Laertes, awareness of unforeseen circumstance affords Hamlet emotional peace ("Let be" [5.2.220]), after a brief registration of anxiety or "gaingiving" (5.2.211), as we have seen.
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