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sceptical

adjective UK (US skeptical)     /ˈskep.tɪ.kəl/
C2 doubting that something is true or useful: Many experts remain sceptical about/of his claims.Suspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriosity sceptically (US skeptically)     /-kəl.i/ adverb scepticism (US skepticism)     /-sɪ.zəm/ noun [U] The company's environmental claims have been greeted/regarded/treated with scepticism by conservationists.PhilosophySuspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriosity
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