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sceptical Saltos de línea: scep|tic¦al
Pronunciación: /ˈskɛptɪk(ə)l/
(US skeptical)

Definición de sceptical en inglés:


1Not easily convinced; having doubts or reservations: the public were deeply sceptical about some of the proposals
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • You do get functionally sceptical and tend to doubt what people tell you.
  • A very interesting study claims that skeptical consumers are more easily won with emotion.
  • Although most respondents were enthusiastic or supportive of booking, about a quarter were sceptical or not convinced of its value.
dubious, doubtful, having reservations, taking something with a pinch of salt, doubting, questioning;
cynical, distrustful, mistrustful, suspicious, disbelieving, misbelieving, unconvinced, incredulous, hesitant, scoffing;
pessimistic, defeatist
informal iffy
rare Pyrrhonist, minimifidian
2 Philosophy Relating to the theory that certain knowledge is impossible.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The Cyrenaics are notable mainly for their empiricist and skeptical epistemology and their sensualist hedonism.
  • Accordingly, to deprive us of knowledge, sceptical hypotheses need only to be bare logical possibilities.
  • If the transcendental philosophy is not a version of Leibnizian rationalism, why is it not a repetition of the sceptical empiricism of Hume?


Pronunciación: /ˈskɛptɪk(ə)li/
(US skeptically) adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Vivian eyed him skeptically suddenly feeling a fury build up in her.
  • But they are on stronger grounds when they look skeptically at the way our damages are distributed.
  • He glanced skeptically around the table and saw each one of his Japanese counterparts consuming the little critters in one gulp.
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