What is another word for mightn't?

10 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ mˈa͡ɪtənt], [ mˈa‍ɪtənt], [ m_ˈaɪ_t_ə_n_t]

Mightn't is a contraction of "might not" which means the possibility of something not happening or being the case. There are several synonyms for mightn't which include "could not," "may not," "would not," and "should not." All these words imply that an event or action is not likely to happen or is impossible. These synonyms can be used interchangeably depending on the context in which they are being used. They all share the same sense of negation and express uncertainty about the possibility of a particular outcome. Using synonyms for mightn't can add variety to your writing and make your language more vibrant.

Synonyms for Mightn't:

What are the hypernyms for Mightn't?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    could not, might not, shall not, would not.

Usage examples for Mightn't

"He mightn't haave cows t' milk," Jamie said.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
He mightn't be pleased.
"The Furnace"
Rose Macaulay
Maybe he wouldn't; but mightn't he be robbed?
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

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