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There are 8 meanings of the word Questioning.

How to pronounce questioning:


Questioning - as a noun

A request for information

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Questioning - as an adjective satellite

Perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know)

Example: "He had a quizzical expression"

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Marked by or given to doubt

Example: "A skeptical attitude"

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Showing curiosity

Example: "If someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"

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Questioning - as a verb

To ask questions about; to interrogate; to enquire for information.

To raise doubts about; have doubts about.

To argue; to converse; to dispute.

Questioning - as an adjective

Characterized by questions, inquisitiveness, doubt or wonder.

Example: "Why do you have a questioning look? are you puzzled about something?"

Example Sentences

"Her constant questioning was starting to annoy her friends."
"The questioning went on for hours, but no clear answers emerged."
"The police subjected the suspect to intense questioning."
"I detected a hint of skepticism in her questioning."
"The teacher encouraged open questioning during the discussion."
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Word Game Points

Is QUESTIONING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, questioning is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

QUESTIONING has a SCRABBLE points total of 21.

Is QUESTIONING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, questioning is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
QUESTIONING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 25.

Is QUESTIONING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, questioning is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
QUESTIONING has a WORDFEUD points total of 23.

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