from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of skeptical.
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- adj. Having, or expressing doubt; questioning
- adj. Of or relating to scepticism or the sceptics
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- adj. marked by or given to doubt
- adj. denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
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I remain sceptical as to whether the voters of Northern Ireland actually care particularly about electing members of the main Westminster parties, but I admire the way the message is being delivered.
Indeed, I've remained sceptical from the beginning.
Kayani insists those ties have been severed but western officials remain sceptical, saying the army's world-view remains India-centric.
The reason so many are sceptical is perhaps because of the insults directed at those who dare to question.
Legal experts remain sceptical over whether the Metropolitan Police and the CPS will be able to make criminal charges stick.
Time and again sceptical journalists return to the issue of what deals have been done to secure 'victory' in the matter of the Counter Terrorism Bill and the desire to introduce internment without trial, albeit for a limited period of forty-two days.
It is also re-showing The West Wing, but I remain sceptical as to whether they will ever get around to Seasons 6 and 7.
But like many who have tried to examine this body of evidence impartially, I remain sceptical, and in virtually all cases it is never really clear that dogs can be excluded outright.
Though we should remain sceptical about these accounts – as Domning noted – it is not implausible that they were genuine, and Domning cites a radio-tracked Florida manatee that, in 1995, got as far as Rhode Island.
Now, I would not be too surprised to find that many of you remain sceptical about the oil sands.
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