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Synonyms for skeptical

experiencing doubt

refusing or reluctant to believe

Synonyms for skeptical

denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion

marked by or given to doubt

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Yet most investors also believe that China's economy is more likely to weaken than strengthen over the next 12 months, and while they are still skeptical about US growth, inflation concerns dominate.
The four-member bloc that supports separation, led by Justice David Souter, seemed skeptical of Sekulow's position, while the anti-separationist bloc, led by Justice Antonin Scalia, aggressively questioned Narda Pierce, solicitor general for Washington state.
But HIV/AIDS researcher Rob Dorrington, director of the Center for Actuarial Research at the University of Cape Town, was skeptical about the findings since earlier studies of the epidemic had projected much higher HIV/AIDS prevalence and mortality rates.
We were skeptical of Automate Your Business Plan when we saw its plain-Jane appearance upon opening the application, but the moment you hit the menu you access the most supportive screens of all the programs tested.
Be very skeptical if software is free or too low priced compared to others.
Still, faculty members are said to be skeptical of his ability to run the university, since much of his time at the school was spent on scientific research, not administrative duties .
While the majority of Britons remain skeptical about the abolition of the venerable pound, forces within the Tory Party are sharply divided on the issue, miring the party in political muck.
Bjorn Lomborg, author of the litany-busting Skeptical Environmentalist, is now defending his book online against a massive barrage of criticism.
Unfortunately, there are skeptical students these days who dismiss such words as nothing more than public relations.
I remain skeptical about any third entry in what seems to more naturally be a two-horse race, but I'll have to admit that the developers accomplished what they said they'd do, and made not just the write-once DVD-R media but the rewritable DVD+ RW media compatible with the installed base of read-only DVD-RAM and DVD-Video drives.
Pancho) -- At first I was skeptical about this band and their name, but before the first song was over, I was sold--rock 'n' roll, for reals.
In his book The Skeptical Environmentalist, University of Aarhus statistician Bjorn Lomborg contends that the air quality in London is better now than at any time since 1585.
When we first got the new skincare line from Black Opal, specially developed for African-Americans, we were skeptical.
Skeptical customers may fear disruption of their current operating procedures, but Karder maintains that is not the case with T.