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Definition of Skeptical


  1. Of or pertaining to a sceptic or skepticism; characterized by skepticism; hesitating to admit the certainly of doctrines or principles; doubting of everything.
  2. Doubting or denying the truth of revelation, or the sacred Scriptures.

Skeptical Quotations

Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
Carl Sagan

Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin

The police can't protect consumers. People need to be more aware and educated about identity theft. You need to be a little bit wiser, a little bit smarter and there's nothing wrong with being skeptical. We live in a time when if you make it easy for someone to steal from you, someone will.
Frank Abagnale

I intend to leave after my death a large fund for the promotion of the peace idea, but I am skeptical as to its results.
Alfred Nobel

I like BuzzFeed, and I understand the pressure that online reporters are under. But I think everyone agrees that, despite all the awesome kitten gifs, they're still obligated to be skeptical of government officials and ask the right questions.
Michael Moore
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Skeptical Translations

skeptical in Dutch is twijfelzuchtig, sceptisch
skeptical in German is skeptische
skeptical in Swedish is skeptiska
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