English adjective: questioning
|1.||questioning perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know)|
|Samples||He had a quizzical expression.|
|2.||questioning marked by or given to doubt|
|Samples||A skeptical attitude.|
A skeptical listener.
|Synonyms||doubting, sceptical, skeptical|
|3.||questioning showing curiosity|
|Samples||If someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive.|
Raised a speculative eyebrow.
|Synonyms||inquisitive, speculative, wondering|
English noun: questioning
|1.||questioning (communication) a request for information|
|Broader (hypernym)||asking, request|
|Narrower (hyponym)||challenge, enquiry, examination, inquiry, interrogation, interrogation, interrogatory, query, question|