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English definition of “niggle”

niggle

noun [C] (WORRY)    /ˈnɪɡ.l̩/
a small doubt or worry : Don't you feel even a slight niggle about the morality of your experiments ?Suspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriosityAnxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias niggling     /-l̩.ɪŋ/ /-lɪŋ/ adjective [before noun] a niggling doubt / fear a niggling comment / criticism AnnoyingCausing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of niggle noun (WORRY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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