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marked by or given to doubt

denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion

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Daylight, too, was sceptical, and this despite his faith in the Upper Country.
Horrock, at a question from Fred about his horse's fetlock, turned sideways in his saddle, and watched the horse's action for the space of three minutes, then turned forward, twitched his own bridle, and remained silent with a profile neither more nor less sceptical than it had been.
Taylor and Delcarte seized the spirit of my mood but Snider, I think, was a trifle sceptical.
I throw out these queries for intelligent readers to answer, who know, at once, how credulous we are, and how sceptical, how soft and how obstinate, how firm for others and how diffident about ourselves: meanwhile, it is certain that our friend William Dobbin, who was personally of so complying a disposition that if his parents had pressed him much, it is probable he would have stepped down into the kitchen and married the cook, and who, to further his own interests, would have found the most insuperable difficulty in walking across the street, found himself as busy and eager in the conduct of George Osborne's affairs, as the most selfish tactician could be in the pursuit of his own.
I have observed of late that you have grown sceptical about everything.
Well, I'll change it, right or wrong; I'll say that you are not sceptical, but JEALOUS.
Global Banking News-April 27, 2015--Romanian central bank governor sceptical about adopting the euro
Jai is back with Archie but Ali is sceptical Jai is back with Archie but Ali is sceptical |and doesn't believe Rachel would leave him
When asked at the end of the third Test, which India lost to England by 266 runs, whether he might finally have changed his sceptical view of the Decision Review System after a number of close calls went against India, Dhoni was quoted by The Guardian, as saying no quietly, but emphatically.
We are worried, I would even add to it, to a degree sceptical, but committed to trying to help as much as we can," Fahmy said.
Some of them were sceptical about what the course was going to deliver.
Summary: Spanish long-term borrowing costs jumped to record highs as investors turned increasingly sceptical about government efforts to stabilise a stricken banking system and the public finances.
From Twitter Follow The Journal on Twitter @TheJournalNews @PhilWilsonMP (Phil Wilson): There is nothing sceptical about the Euro Sceptics.
Summary: Rabat - The Action Committee for the release of Mustapha Salma Ould Sidi Mouloud said, on Thursday, it is sceptical about the polisario's announcement of his release, as "he is still detained and his family has not met him yet.
In Ireland to witness this nonsense, self-career-harming host June Sarpong asked Derek: "For those who might feel a bit sceptical, what would you say?