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1. skeptical

adjective. ['ˈskɛptəkəl, ˈskɛptɪkəl'] denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion.

Synonyms

  • incredulous
  • unbelieving
  • sceptical

Antonyms

  • credible
  • gnostic
  • religious
  • answer

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Example sentences of the word skeptical


1. Adjective
This is also a great trick for converting even the most skeptical fish critics into fish fanatics.

Quotes containing the word skeptical


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

2. I’ve become skeptical of the unwritten rule that just because a boy and girl appear in the same feature, a romance must ensue. Rather, I want to portray a slightly different relationship, one where the two mutually inspire each other to live - if I’m able to, then perhaps I’ll be closer to portraying a true expression of love.
- Hayao Miyazaki

3. I was a terrible believer in things,but I was also a terrible nonbeliever in things. I was as searching as I was skeptical. I didn't know where to put my faith,or if there was such a place,or even what the word faith meant, in all of it's complexity. Everything seemed to be possibly potent and possibly fake.
- Cheryl Strayed, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

2. skeptical

adjective. ['ˈskɛptəkəl, ˈskɛptɪkəl'] marked by or given to doubt.

Synonyms

  • doubting
  • sceptical
  • questioning

Antonyms

  • incurious
  • unperplexed
  • trusting
  • overcredulous
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