[ US /ˈkwɛstʃənɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /kwˈɛst‍ʃənɪŋ/ ]
  1. marked by or given to doubt
    a skeptical attitude
    a skeptical listener
  2. perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know)
    he had a quizzical expression
  3. showing curiosity
    if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive
    raised a speculative eyebrow
  1. a request for information
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How To Use questioning In A Sentence

  • Petrocelli Monday afternoon began an aggressive cross-examination after Simpson finished five hours of gentle questioning by his own lawyer Friday and Monday.
  • The book is a sustained diatribe questioning Churchill's actions from the early 1930s through 1941.
  • Hard graft and study of the score allowed him to master a wide repertoire without nationality kinships questioning his ability to conduct music from all periods.
  • The cruiser was pulled up below and the cops were questioning an old man with gray hair.
  • His father, David Ashworth, is wanted for questioning by murder squad detectives but yesterday he was still missing.
  • He decides in favour of gold and silver, and shows himself an unquestioning bimetallist. An Essay on Mediaeval Economic Teaching
  • One time, not too long ago, I saw a line of lame dancers unable to participate in class, sitting on the sidelines, questioning when they would return to dance.
  • It also brought into focus in Arab eyes the apparently unquestioning support given to the latter by the West. A Rock and a Hard Place
  • She's questioning whether she can stay with a man who can lash out. The Sun
  • Already skeptics are questioning whether the initial budget for the space plan is sufficient.
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