Pronunciation: (skep'ti-kul), [key]
1. inclined to skepticism; having doubt: a skeptical young woman.
2. showing doubt: a skeptical smile.
3. denying or questioning the tenets of a religion: a skeptical approach to the nature of miracles.
4. (cap.) of or pertaining to Skeptics or Skepticism. Also,sceptical.
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