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skeptical also: (British English) sceptical
American English: /ˈskɛptək(ə)l/
British English: /ˈskɛptɪk(ə)l/

Translation of skeptical in Spanish:


  • (person/attitude)
    to be skeptical of oabout somebody/something
    tener dudas acerca de or con respecto a alguien/algo
    I'm highly skeptical about him/his chances
    tengo mis serias dudas acerca de or con respecto a él/sus posibilidades
    the board remains skeptical of the proposal
    la junta continúa mostrándose escéptica acerca de la propuesta
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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