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I also believe that we should always have a healthy skepticism of our institutions, of our politicians, and our government.

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The idea that options buyers could drive extreme rallies in technology stocks — and push benchmark indexes to record highs — has drawn skepticism in the past.

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Harder to address is skepticism about corporations and governments tinkering with nature.

Let’s forecast only a partial comeback for the banks, combined with continuing skepticism about their future.

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For example, Shopify Studios may have been met with skepticism when pitching “I Quit” to show buyers at TV networks and streaming services.

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In Romneyland, the super PAC is being met with real suspicion and skepticism.

But the senior Air Force official expressed deep skepticism that such a weapon could be both small and far-reaching.

It appears that even the president sensed his announcement would be greeted with skepticism.

House and Senate skepticism of the program is at its highest point ever.

When I express skepticism that the beads are doing anything, I get pushback that the kids have been healthy since wearing them.

It is intelligent, earnest young men of brains and capacity who are in special danger from the skepticism of the age.

My face burned as though a whip had been laid across it when I recalled her frank skepticism of my ability to support a wife.

Skepticism is but a state of indecision which results from a superficial examination of subjects.

His skepticism, therefore, may be said to have been the result of thought, not of passion.

In Euripides, we see the first fatal symptoms of the skepticism and materialism which finally overtook the Greek stage.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to skepticism, such as: apprehension, disbelief, distrust, hesitation, reluctance, and suspicion.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.