[ US /ˈskɛptɪˌsɪzəm/ ]
  1. the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
  2. doubt about the truth of something
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How To Use skepticism In A Sentence

  • While some things bug Yagoda he despises "enthuse," for example, he has a healthy skepticism toward language extremists. Oh, the irony, part 2
  • There is skepticism about the impact and the unrestraint spending they're seeing out of this democratic Congress. CNN Transcript Jul 10, 2009
  • Some of the premiers had earlier expressed skepticism about creating another level of bureaucracy. Globe and Mail
  • There is some skepticism, however, surrounding the prime minister's new-found "moral" leadership.
  • The public often met their claims with a heavy dose of skepticism.
  • They are created through the act of readerly devotion and skepticism.
  • Skepticism regarding the new officer was confirmed after he appeared in camp at Swift Run Gap wearing a conspicuous Prince Albert coat and large beaver hat, holding an umbrella to shield himself from the sun, as troops jeered him.
  • In summary, a well grounded skepticism is needed when scientists cum advocates seek immense governmental funding for their highly leveraged and purportedly salvific visions. The Volokh Conspiracy » Would the Public Support “Cap and Refund”?
  • Although homeopathy has met with skepticism in the past, recent research is now proving that it works quite well.
  • Healthy fact-based skepticism is not equal to toxic absolutive skepticism based on petty feeling. Blogger lynchmobs - Get out the pitchforks!
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