- Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)tʃɪŋ
- Present participle of search.
- (of an investigation, etc.) Thorough.
searching (plural searchings)
- search; hunt
2007 November 4, Mark Oppenheimer, “The Turning of an Atheist”, New York Times:
- Depending on whom you ask, Antony Flew is either a true convert whose lifelong intellectual searchings finally brought him to God or a senescent scholar possibly being exploited by his associates.