Questioning vs Interrogation - What's the difference?

questioning | interrogation |


As nouns the difference between questioning and interrogation

is that questioning is the action of asking questions; a survey; an inquiry while interrogation is the act of interrogating or questioning; examination by questions; inquiry.

As a adjective questioning

is characterized by questions, inquisitiveness, doubt or wonder.

As a verb questioning

is (question).

questioning

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The action of asking questions; a survey; an inquiry.
  • The act of challenging, wondering and doubting.
  • Interrogation
  • Adjective

    (head)
  • Characterized by questions, inquisitiveness, doubt or wonder.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • interrogation

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of interrogating or questioning; examination by questions; inquiry.
  • A question put; an inquiry.
  • A point, mark, or sign, thus , indicating that the sentence with which it is connected is a question. It is used to express doubt, or to mark a query. Called also interrogation point.
  • Usage notes

    * Preposition under is generally used for the person or matter that is being investigated; Johnny is under interrogation about the last night's events.