Usage examples for skeptical

  1. If you tell me any incident in the life of bird or beast that implies the possession of what we mean by reason, I shall be very skeptical. – Ways of Nature by John Burroughs
  2. Sainte- Beuve is very high tempered, and, as regards opinions, so perfectly skeptical, that I should never be astonished at anything he did, in one sense or the other. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  3. On the matter of confession Gaule was extraordinarily skeptical for his time. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein