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misgiving (n.)

c. 1600, "feeling of mistrust or sudden apprehension, a failing of confidence," verbal noun from misgive "make apprehensive, cause to feel doubt" (1510s), usually said of one's heart or mind, from mis- (1) "badly, wrongly" + give (v.) in its secondary Middle English sense of "suggest." Related: Misgivings.

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Definitions of misgiving from WordNet

misgiving (n.)
uneasiness about the fitness of an action;
Synonyms: scruple / qualm
misgiving (n.)
painful expectation;
Synonyms: apprehension
misgiving (n.)
doubt about someone's honesty;
Synonyms: mistrust / distrust / suspicion
From wordnet.princeton.edu