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skeptical

skep·ti·cal

skeptical

 
 
pronunciation:
skep tih kl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having or showing doubt; questioning.
I was skeptical of the claim that the product could remove oil from any fabric.Everyone else was convinced, but she remained skeptical.
antonyms:
credulous, gullible, unquestioning
similar words:
doubtful, dubious
definition 2: questioning the doctrines of a religion.
His skeptical views are shared by others who left the church.
antonyms:
unquestioning
similar words:
agnostic
definition 3: of or relating to skeptics or skepticism.
Theirs is a skeptical stance that questions to what degree we can really know anything.
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derivation: skeptically (adv.)