skepsis


skep·sis

noun \ˈskep-səs\

Definition of SKEPSIS

:  philosophic doubt as to the objective reality of phenomena; broadly :  a skeptical outlook or attitude

Origin of SKEPSIS

New Latin, from Greek skepsis examination, doubt, skeptical philosophy, from skeptesthai
First Known Use: circa 1864

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