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Definitions for Skeptical
ˈskɛp tɪ kəlSkep·ti·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disbelieving, skeptical, sceptical, unbelieving(adj)

    denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion

    "a skeptical approach to the nature of miracles"

  2. doubting, questioning, skeptical, sceptical(adj)

    marked by or given to doubt

    "a skeptical attitude"; "a skeptical listener"


  1. skeptical(Adjective)

    Having, or expressing doubt; questioning.

  2. skeptical(Adjective)

    Of or relating to skepticism or the skeptics.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skeptical(adj)

    of or pertaining to a sceptic or skepticism; characterized by skepticism; hesitating to admit the certainly of doctrines or principles; doubting of everything

  2. Skeptical(adj)

    doubting or denying the truth of revelation, or the sacred Scriptures

  3. Origin: [Written also sceptic, sceptical.]

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How to say Skeptical in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Skeptical in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Skeptical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Skeptical in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Roorda:

    We should be skeptical of leaky gut as a diagnosis, further, we should not adopt any proposed treatments that are currently being marketed unless they are proven effective.

  2. Ellyn Satter:

    Something appears to happen cognitively and now familiar food is unfamiliar and they don't want to eat it, if the parent can ride it out, when they become preschoolers, they become less skeptical of unfamiliar food.

  3. Tulsi Gabbard:

    So, yes, I'm skeptical.

  4. Jose Valls:

    I know dealers are skeptical ... but I'm trying to be very pragmatic and I need them as they need me, we're in the same boat.

  5. Kurt Volker:

    The President was very skeptical, in the course of that conversation, The President referenced conversations with Mayor Giuliani.

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