Definitions for skepticalˈskɛp tɪ kəl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
skep•ti•cal*ˈskɛp tɪ kəl(adj.)
inclined to skepticism; having doubt.
a skeptical smile.
denying or questioning religion or the tenets of a religion.
(cap.) of or pertaining to Skeptics or Skepticism.
* Syn: See doubtful.
Origin of skeptical:
disbelieving, skeptical, sceptical, unbelieving(adj)
denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
"a skeptical approach to the nature of miracles"
doubting, questioning, skeptical, sceptical(adj)
marked by or given to doubt
"a skeptical attitude"; "a skeptical listener"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
skeptical(adjective)ˈskɛp tɪ kəl
feeling strong doubts or disbelief
I was skeptical about their plan.
Having, or expressing doubt; questioning.
Of or relating to skepticism or the skeptics.
of or pertaining to a sceptic or skepticism; characterized by skepticism; hesitating to admit the certainly of doctrines or principles; doubting of everything
doubting or denying the truth of revelation, or the sacred Scriptures
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