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METHODICAL DOUBT

The act by which a person, in a state of certainty, abstracts from his certitude in order to examine critically and logically the truth of some matter. It is the opposite of a real doubt.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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