[ US /ˈskɛptɪk/ ]
[ UK /skˈɛptɪk/ ]
  1. someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs
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How To Use sceptic In A Sentence

  • Sceptics stung by that debacle may still be wary. Times, Sunday Times
  • Scepticism failed to save her from scenting danger in the ardent courtship of a rich young Philadelphian.
  • Some of his best mates are journalists, but generally he is sceptical and distrustful of the media and never saw his role as a background briefer to reporters.
  • It occurs to me that this may be, at least in part, because they are unusually unskillful and unsceptical users of the medium.
  • Britain has an age-old tradition of Euro scepticism that goes back to well before the Second World War.
  • This helped to convince many sceptics of the case for restoring the building to its former condition. Times, Sunday Times
  • Sceptics point out that the poll only offered a straight choice between Whitehall and regional rule, and left out the option of more local control.
  • Plimer has made something of a career out of baiting Christians, though his antics have proved an embarrassment even to some of his fellow sceptics.
  • This was our first visit, and we arrived sceptical about anywhere with such an oversized reputation. Times, Sunday Times
  • Telfer's accounts of this and other pitched battles with ‘myalls’ might be dismissed by the sceptic as unsupported hearsay.
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