Definition of questioning in US English:

questioning

noun

  • 1The action of asking someone questions, especially in an official context.

    ‘the young lieutenant escorted us to the barracks for questioning’
    1. 1.1 The raising of a doubt about or objection to something.
      ‘this situation should prompt questioning’
      ‘there was no questioning of the decision’

adjective

  • 1Showing an interest in learning new things.

    ‘the questioning mind of a child’
    1. 1.1 (of a look) suggesting that information is sought.
      ‘Aaron shot her a questioning glance’

Pronunciation

questioning

/ˈkwɛstʃənɪŋ//ˈkwesCHəniNG/