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Definition of Skepticism


  1. An undecided, inquiring state of mind; doubt; uncertainty.
  2. The doctrine that no fact or principle can be certainly known; the tenet that all knowledge is uncertain; Pyrrohonism; universal doubt; the position that no fact or truth, however worthy of confidence, can be established on philosophical grounds; critical investigation or inquiry, as opposed to the positive assumption or assertion of certain principles.
  3. A doubting of the truth of revelation, or a denial of the divine origin of the Christian religion, or of the being, perfections, or truth of God.
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skepticism in German is Skepsis
skepticism in Italian is scetticismo