Synonyms of scepticism
1 doubtDictionary • The report has inevitably been greeted with scepticism.
doubt • Where there is doubt, may we bring faith.
suspicion • Our culture harbours deep suspicions of big-time industry.
disbelief • She looked at him in disbelief.
cynicism • This talk betrays a certain cynicism about free trade.
incredulity • The announcement has been met with incredulity.
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cynicismCynicism about something is the belief that it cannot be successful or that the people involved are not honourable.
• This talk betrays a certain cynicism about free trade.
disbeliefDisbelief is not believing that something is true or real.
• She looked at him in disbelief.
• Where there is doubt, may we bring faith.
Thesaurus for scepticism from the Collins English Thesaurus
Scepticism is great doubt about whether something is true or useful.