Definition of 'scepticism'
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There has been a great deal of scepticism about how genuine this miraculous transformation can be. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To express scepticism on this is to invite isolation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Was there initial scepticism about the potential benefits? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why not be more sceptical about your scepticism? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was met with widespread scepticism from across the party. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Investors should treat them with considerable scepticism. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The audience at the launch of the report expressed scepticism. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their initial scepticism over his appointment last week has been put aside. Times, Sunday Times (2015)British scepticism about further defence integration is one reason it has not happened. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many locals expressed scepticism about the tall promises made at election time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So you can imagine my initial scepticism. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But they also show widespread scepticism about whether any politicians have the ability to get to grips with it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This was greeted with widespread scepticism. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Doubt, scepticism and lack of ego can be the signs of a great leader. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Indeed, its scepticism remains as great a tonic as its tremendous wit and energy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Admittedly, statistics of drinking habits should be read with considerable scepticism. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If all this scepticism about fiscal policy sounds radical, reset your expectations. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Washington has expressed disappointment and scepticism at the result, but insists its offer of dialogue still stands. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There will also be a great deal of scepticism, particularly from those sectors not selected for special treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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In Common Usage. scepticism is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'scepticism'
British English: scepticism NOUN
Scepticism is great doubt about whether something is true or useful.
A survey reflects business skepticism about the strength of the economic recovery.
Definition of scepticism from the Collins English Dictionary
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