Skeptical definition

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Marked by or given to doubt; questioning.

Skeptical of political promises.

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Having, or expressing doubt; questioning.

My teacher was skeptical when I told her my dog ate my homework.

I can see why people are so skeptical [sic] about him, but I think he's on to something here. (regarded by organizations such as the BBC as an err)

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Of or relating to skepticism or the skeptics.
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Not easily persuaded or convinced; doubting; questioning.
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Of or characteristic of skeptics or skepticism.
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The definition of skeptical is someone who has doubts, questions or is not easily convinced of something.

An example of skeptical is someone who doesn't believe in religion.

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Relating to or characteristic of skeptics or skepticism.
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Doubting the fundamental doctrines of religion.
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