"questioning" in the noun sense
1. questioning, inquiring
a request for information
"questioning" in the verb sense
1. question, oppugn, call into question
challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of
"We must question your judgment in this matter"
2. interrogate, question
pose a series of questions to
"The suspect was questioned by the police"
"We questioned the survivor about the details of the explosion"
3. question, query
pose a question
4. interview, question
conduct an interview in television, newspaper, and radio reporting
5. wonder, question
place in doubt or express doubtful speculation
"I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"
"she wondered whether it would snow tonight"
"questioning" in the adjective sense
1. questioning, quizzical
perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know
"he had a quizzical expression"
2. doubting, questioning, skeptical, sceptical
marked by or given to doubt
"a skeptical attitude"
"a skeptical listener"
3. inquisitive, speculative, questioning, wondering
"if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"
"raised a speculative eyebrow"
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