skeptical

Part of speech:

Sceptical.

Part of speech: adverb

Skeptically.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Wallace Notestein.