What does the word scepticism mean?

Usage examples for scepticism

  1. Or an unhappy man, striving to hide a shivering consciousness from himself and others, with an assumption of philosophical scepticism? – My Little Lady by Eleanor Frances Poynter
  2. As to this, her husband cherished a certain scepticism. – The Marriage of William Ashe by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. He has now attained to the Unity, doubt and scepticism henceforth have no power over him. – The Faith of Islam by Edward Sell