der Zweifel

Meanings

1.
the doubt
(The origin of it is the word "zwei" and the idea was "being of two minds". Same as "doubt" which is related to "double", by the way.)
Opposite (closest): Gewissheit

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Word of the Day - "der Zweifel"

A fun look at "Zweifel" and what the number two has to do with "doubt". Also, we'll learn about how to properly doubt something and how to despair in German :)

Vocab:

zweifel, zweifeln, zweifellos, bezweifeln, anzweifeln, verzweifeln


Word Family

Root: *dwo-
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