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Meaning of “sceptical” - Learner’s Dictionary

sceptical

adjective UK ( US skeptical)     /ˈskeptɪkəl/
doubting that something is true or useful: Scientists remain sceptical about astrology. She was sceptical of the new arrangement.Suspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriosity
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…
(Definition of sceptical from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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