attitude or temper; doubt.
doubt or unbelief with regard to a religion, especially Christianity.
(initial capital letter) the doctrines or opinions of philosophical Skeptics; universal doubt.
It appears that even the president sensed his announcement would be greeted with skepticism.
SWAT Lobby Shoots to Kill Police Reform After Ferguson Tim Mak December 1, 2014
Vieira realizes this mission makes him the butt of an endless onslaught of skepticism and criticism.
Hunting for a Real-Life Hagrid Nina Strochlic November 12, 2014
After Vietnam, it was axiomatic that the press would approach those in power with a skepticism verging on cynicism.
Nixon, Obama, and How We Lost Trust in the U.S. Government Stuart Stevens October 30, 2013
If his downfall leads to skepticism about his cause, it would be not just a scandal, but a tragedy.
The Greg Mortenson Case’s Fallout for Women Michelle Goldberg April 17, 2011
The audience, however, greeted the panelist with a healthy dose of skepticism.
The Ultra-Orthodox Women’s Revolution Sigal Samuel November 12, 2012
The evidence, however, seems to me to stand against the skepticism expressed therein.
The Settlement of Wage Disputes Herbert Feis
Primmie seemed to discern a hint of skepticism even in the cough.
Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln
skepticism in a book did not disturb him; he could put down words against it.
The Sky Pilot Ralph Connor
I resist the skepticism of our education and of our educated men.
Essays, Second Series Ralph Waldo Emerson
Miss Whitmore did not much like the skepticism in his tone, but she stood up, took quick, careful aim and fired.
Chip, of the Flying U B. M. Bower
also scepticism, 1640s, from skeptic + -ism. Specifically regarding Christian religion, from 1800.
In philosophy, the position that what cannot be proved by reason should not be believed. One of the main tasks of epistemology is to find an answer to the charge of some extreme skeptics that no knowledge is possible.
designed or constructed to prevent the of a vehicle, especially by reducing hydraulic pressure in the brake system to prevent the brakes from locking.
- Anti skidding
a plank, bar, log, or the like, especially one of a pair, on which something heavy may be slid or rolled along. one of a number of such logs or timbers forming a skidway. a low mobile platform on which goods are placed for ease in handling, moving, etc. Compare . a plank, log, low […]
an act or instance of hijacking an aircraft. to (an airliner), especially in order to hold the passengers and plane for ransom or for political reasons. Contemporary Examples The interrogation of the skyjacking theory would start with the choice of airport, and the choice of the flight. The Tripwire on Flight 370 Clive Irving March […]
opposition to . of or relating to antislavery: The antislavery movement in the United States gained momentum in the early 19th century. Contemporary Examples The first two volumes concentrated almost exclusively on the white male leaders of the antislavery campaign. How Blacks Freed Themselves from Slavery Eric Herschthal February 17, 2014 Historical Examples Secondly, I […]