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sceptical

adjective UK (US skeptical) uk   us   /ˈskep.tɪ.kəl/
C2 doubting that something is true or useful: Many experts remain sceptical about/of his claims.
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sceptically
adverb (US skeptically) uk   us   /-kəl.i/
scepticism
noun [U] (US skepticism) uk   us   /-sɪ.zəm/
The company's environmental claims have been greeted/regarded/treated with scepticism by conservationists.
Translations of “sceptical”
in Korean 회의적인…
in Arabic لَيْس عَلى يَقين…
in Portuguese cético…
in Catalan escèptic…
in Japanese (英)疑い深い, 懐疑的な…
in Italian scettico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懷疑的,持懷疑態度的…
in Russian скептический…
in Turkish şüpheci, kuşkucu, kuşkulu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怀疑的,持怀疑态度的…
in Polish sceptyczny…
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