DOUBT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of doubt
Definition:
n. being in uncertainty as to belief respecting anything
Example:
There could be no doubt that it had a VERY turn-up nose, much more like a snout than a real nose.
Sentence in Classic:
He had never once disobeyed or allowed turbulent companions to seduce him from his habit of quiet obedience; and, even when he doubted some statement of a master, he had never presumed to doubt openly.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
He had some analytical genius, no doubt; but he was by no means such a phenomenon as Poe appeared to imagine.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
But for the trained reasoner to admit such intrusions into his own delicate and finely adjusted temperament was to introduce a distracting factor which might throw a doubt upon all his mental results.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I had little doubt that I had come to the end of my career when I perceived the somewhat sinister figure of the late Professor Moriarty standing upon the narrow pathway which led to safety.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He covered his head with the bedclothes and waited in a horror of suspense for his doom; for he had not the shadow of a doubt that all this hubbub was about him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
First I was a poet; now sold for a few pence as a lark; no doubt it was that accursed poetical nature which has metamorphosed me into such a poor harmless little creature.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Vronsky openly flirted with Kitty at balls, danced with her, and came continually to the house, consequently there could be no doubt of the seriousness of his intentions.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
To all these questions there were answers admirably stated, and answers admitting no shade of doubt, since they were not a product of human thought, always liable to error, but were all the product of official activity.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Reasoning had brought him to doubt, and prevented him from seeing what he ought to do and what he ought not.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He did not now run with the feeling of doubt and conflict with which he had trodden the Enns bridge, but with the feeling of a hare fleeing from the hounds.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She was a charming girl of sixteen, evidently passionately in love with him (he did not doubt that for an instant).
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context