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skepticnoun [C]

mainly US (UK usually sceptic) uk   /ˈskep.tɪk/  us   /ˈskep.tɪk/
a ​person who ​doubts the ​truth or ​value of an ​idea or ​belief: People say it can ​curecolds, but I'm a skeptic. to ​convince the skeptics
(Definition of skeptic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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skepticnoun [C]

 us   /ˈskep·tɪk/
a ​person who ​doubts the ​truth or ​value of an ​idea or ​belief
skeptical
adjective  us   /ˈskep·tɪ·kəl/
They’re very skeptical of his ​motives.
skepticism
noun [U]  us   /ˈskep·təˌsɪz·əm/
He ​displays a ​healthy skepticism toward his own ​beliefs.
(Definition of skeptic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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