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noun. ['ˈskɛptɪˌsɪzəm'] doubt about the truth of something.
- mental rejection
Rhymes with Skepticism
How do you pronounce skepticism?
Pronounce skepticism as ˈskɛptɪˌsɪzəm.
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Sentences with skepticism
1. Noun, singular or mass
These difficulties can lead to scholastic under-achievement, which creates teacher skepticism of your child's giftedness.
Quotes about skepticism
1. My humor is my creativity, and my skepticism is a gift.
- J. Tillman
2. Most institutions demand unqualified faith; but the institution of science makes skepticism a virtue.
- Robert K. Merton, Social Theory and Social Structure
3. The desire for a strong faith is not the proof of a strong faith, rather the opposite. If one has it one may permit oneself the beautiful luxury of skepticism: one is secure enough, fixed enough for it.
- Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols
noun. ['ˈskɛptɪˌsɪzəm'] the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge.