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    Default suspect, opposite of doubt?

    I think "suspect" is the opposite of "doubt", the former is thinking of the the possibility of something, while the latter, about the negativity of something, right?

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    1.I suspect that he is a spy.
    2.I doubt that he is a spy.

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    Default Re: suspect, opposite of doubt?

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    I think "suspect" is the opposite of "doubt", the former is thinking of the the possibility of something, while the latter, about the negativity of something, right?

    260)
    1.I suspect that he is a spy.
    2.I doubt that he is a spy.
    Effectively, yes. The first means you think he might be (or probably is) a spy. The second means you think he probably isn't a spy.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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