Meaning of skeptical


Pronunciation: (skep'ti-kul), [key]
— adj.
  1. inclined to skepticism; having doubt: a skeptical young woman.
  2. showing doubt: a skeptical smile.
  3. denying or questioning the tenets of a religion: a skeptical approach to the nature of miracles.
  4. (cap.) of or pertaining to Skeptics or Skepticism.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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