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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

People are skeptical of many televangelists, and I'm sensitive to that.
Joel Osteen

I purposely don't talk about money, because people are already skeptical about TV preachers. But I do say that I want you to be blessed. To me, prosperity is having health, having great children, having peace, good relationships. It's not about the money.
Joel Osteen

I don't believe in astrology; I'm a Sagittarius and we're skeptical.
Arthur C. Clarke

Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
Honore de Balzac
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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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