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Meaning of "questioning" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUESTIONING

questioning  [ˈkwɛstʃənɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUESTIONING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Questioning is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES QUESTIONING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Questioning

Questioning is a major form of human thought and interpersonal communication. The thinker employs a series of questions to explore an issue, an idea or something intriguing. Questioning is the process of forming and wielding that series to develop answers and insight. The term may have the following specific meanings. ▪ Interrogation ▪ Scepticism, a state of uncertainty or doubt, or of challenging a previously held belief ▪ Questioning - a phase or period where an individual re-assesses their sexual orientation/identity and/or gender identity ▪ Questioning plays a central role in Narrative Therapy...

Definition of questioning in the English dictionary

The definition of questioning in the dictionary is proceeding from or characterized by a feeling of doubt or uncertainty. Other definition of questioning is enthusiastic or eager for philosophical or other investigations; intellectually stimulated.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUESTIONING


air-conditioning
ˈɛəkənˌdɪʃ ənɪŋ
awakening
əˈweɪkənɪŋ
conditioning
kənˈdɪʃənɪŋ
counterconditioning
ˌkaʊntəkənˈdɪʃənɪŋ
cross-questioning
ˌkrɒsˈkwɛstʃənɪŋ
cushioning
ˈkʊʃənɪŋ
fastening
ˈfɑːsənɪŋ
gardening
ˈɡɑːdənɪŋ
governing
ˈɡʌvənɪŋ
happening
ˈhæpənɪŋ
opening
ˈəʊpənɪŋ
poisoning
ˈpɔɪzənɪŋ
positioning
pəˈzɪʃənɪŋ
proportioning
prəˈpɔːʃənɪŋ
rationing
ˈræʃənɪŋ
reasoning
ˈriːzənɪŋ
strengthening
ˈstreŋθənɪŋ
threatening
ˈθrɛtənɪŋ
unquestioning
ʌnˈkwɛstʃənɪŋ
versioning
ˈvɜːʃənɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUESTIONING

question
question mark
question master
question of fact
question of law
Question Period
question tag
question time
questionability
questionable
questionableness
questionably
questionary
questionee
questioner
questioningly
questionist
questionless
questionlessly
questionnaire

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUESTIONING

air conditioning
ballooning
beckoning
beginning
blood poisoning
burgeoning
canyoning
classical conditioning
cloning
couponing
decommissioning
doning
food poisoning
human cloning
lead poisoning
Liaoning
reckoning
seasoning
swooning
visioning
zoning

Synonyms and antonyms of questioning in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «QUESTIONING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «questioning» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of questioning

Translation of «questioning» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUESTIONING

Find out the translation of questioning to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of questioning from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «questioning» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

询问的 >
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

inquisitivo
570 millions of speakers

English

questioning
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पूछताछ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

استجواب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

допрос
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

interrogador
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জিজ্ঞাসাবাদ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

interrogateur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mempersoalkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

fragend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不審そうな
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의아해하는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pitakonan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vấn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கேள்விகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रश्न विचारणारा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sorgulama
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

interrogativo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przesłuchanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

допит
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

interogatoriu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανάκριση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ondervraging
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förhör
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avhør
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of questioning

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUESTIONING»

The term «questioning» is very widely used and occupies the 17.595 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUESTIONING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about questioning

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10 QUOTES WITH «QUESTIONING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word questioning.
1
Peter Abelard
The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth.
2
Gary Ackerman
Looking forward, it might prove constructive to examine the true historical record of an issue prior to assuming the worst of anyone's motive and deconstructing and questioning anyone's Democratic bona fides. After all, we liberals got feelings.
3
Ami Ayalon
Under questioning, a terrorist should be made to yield.
4
Julian Baggini
The very act of questioning whether you exist proves you do, because you must be there for the doubt to be entertained in the first place.
5
Maria Bello
I'm interested in people who have lived, who are searching and questioning.
6
Orson Scott Card
The most important training, though, is to experience life as a writer, questioning everything, inventing multiple explanations for everything. If you do that, all the other things will come; if you don't, there's no hope for you.
7
William Kingdon Clifford
No simplicity of mind, no obscurity of station, can escape the universal duty of questioning all that we believe.
8
Pauline Collins
We all press buttons in relationships, in our dealings with people, without thinking what it really means. We all knock along without questioning what kind of situation we're in. We may often be in a very good one, but we don't even appreciate the good situations. We're lazy. Or we're scared. Or we just don't notice.
9
Christopher deCharms
Neurotechnology may benefit from questioning what kinds of low-information-content signals we can read and write before we try to upload and download consciousness.
10
Alice Englert
I think that every child grows up with the ideas that what we are given, is our society. Your education, and your mother and father, they tell you this is how it is, but then you hit adolescence and you think, 'Is it? Why? Why is it like that?' Sometimes that questioning leads to something more.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUESTIONING»

Discover the use of questioning in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to questioning and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Quality Questioning: Research-Based Practice to Engage Every ...
Drawing on two decades of research on teacher effectiveness, the authors offer strategies that engage all students for an enriched learning environment.
Jackie Acree Walsh, Beth Dankert Sattes, 2005
2
Questioning
This workbook explains clearly the different types and patterns of questions teachers may ask and offers a wide range of useful practical exercises to enable both experienced and trainee teachers to improve their own and their colleagues' ...
George Brown, Edward Conrad Wragg, 1993
3
Questioning Evangelism: Engaging People's Hearts the Way ...
" --Mitch Glaser Chosen People Ministries "This book is must reading for those who want to learn how to bring apologetics into evangelism in a biblical and relationally sensitive sort of way.
Randy Newman
4
Questioning Empowerment: Working with Women in Honduras
Focusing on the term empowerment this book examines the various meanings given to the concept of empowerment and the many ways power can be expressed - in personal relationships and in wider social interactions.
Jo Rowlands, 1997
5
Questioning Collapse: Human Resilience, Ecological ...
Collectively, these essays demonstrate that resilience in the face of societal crises, rather than collapse, is the leitmotif of the human story from the earliest civilizations to the present.
Patricia A. McAnany, Norman Yoffee, 2009
6
Effective Questioning Strategies in the Classroom: A ...
In this book, you will see students become more curious and actively involved with learning because they are allowed to use their skills to question, examine, and argue about different aspects of a topic.
Esther Fusco, 2012
7
Questioning Ramayanas: A South Asian Tradition
A wide-ranging examination of the many different versions of India's greatest epic, the Ramayana, focusing on versions that subvert the dominant readings of the work.
Paula Richman, 2001
8
Questioning Chemotherapy
A revealing critique of chemotherapy, this book looks objectively at chemo's successes and failures.
Ralph W. Moss, 1995
9
Questioning Identity: Gender, Class, Ethnicity
How far is it possible to forge new identities in changing times? This key text will be essential reading for students starting out in the social sciences and for anyone with an interest in the dilemmas of identity in contemporary society.
Kath Woodward, 2004
10
Questioning Globalization
This volume offers a clear presentation of the big questions about globalization.
Kavaljit Singh, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUESTIONING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term questioning is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Cops: Man wanted for questioning after lewd comments in Lilburn park
Gwinnett Police are looking to talk to a man they believe is responsible for several lewd comments and gestures he made toward a juvenile at a Lilburn-area ... «Gwinnettdailypost.com, Jul 15»
2
Telecom scam: Dayanidhi Maran was evasive during questioning
New Delhi: Former Telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran was "evasive" during his questioning by CBI in a case of alleged abuse of his office in getting installed ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
3
Rosie Perez Talks Questioning Her Own Sexual Orientation As A …
On Monday, Rosie Perez discussed her own "questioning" as a teen. ... human being, whether they want to admit it or not, went through a period of questioning. «PerezHilton.com, Jun 15»
4
Questioning Arvind Kejriwal brought about my removal: L Ramdas
NEW DELHI: Questioning Arvind Kejriwal on his holding both the posts of Chief Minister and AAP's national convener might have led to L Ramdas's removal as ... «Economic Times, May 15»
5
Police find alleged rapist wanted for questioning in UK in Ireland
A teenager sought for questioning by police in the UK in connection to allegations of rape and theft has been located in Ireland. «Irish Independent, May 15»
6
Arpaio's lawyers object to judge's questioning
PHOENIX — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was apparently as shocked as the rest of the courtroom last week when U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow ... «USA TODAY, Apr 15»
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After 3 months of questioning, jury nearly seated in Colorado theater …
The jury selection process in the trial of Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes entered its final stage Monday when attorneys began questioning ... «Fox News, Apr 15»
8
Lawyers Questioning Potential Jurors in Girl's Running Death
Attorneys are questioning potential jurors on their beliefs about physical punishment in the capital murder trial of an Alabama woman accused of making her ... «KSTP.com, Mar 15»
9
Former Okla. bomber juror; 4 others slated for group questioning in …
CENTENNIAL | Jury questioning in the Aurora theater shooting trial continued Friday with five of 10 prospective jurors questioned being asked to return for group ... «Aurora Sentinel, Mar 15»
10
Documents leak: GMR Energy official called for questioning
"We have called a senior-ranked officer from GMR Energy Limited for questioning... many people are still on the run. We are looking for those working in two ... «Oneindia, Mar 15»

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