Examples of skeptical in a Sentence
She's highly skeptical of the researchers' claims.
He says he can win, but I remain skeptical.
When I said I'd finished my homework early, Mom looked skeptical.
Recent Examples of skeptical from the Web
Among those skeptical of the study is Andrew Walker, a parent of two small children who is director of policy studies for the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.
With Flacco locked up to a long-term deal and Robert Griffin III’s recent signing, Billick was skeptical that the Ravens would target a quarterback in the first round of this month’s draft.
However, many are skeptical of his change of heart and believe the politician finally came around to legalization after seeing dollar signs.
These were questions originally posed by both Democrats and Republicans, by legislators skeptical of regulation and others who seemed concerned about Facebook’s monopoly power.
Political commentators are skeptical and for good reason: compared to a new shampoo, changing people’s minds on political issues is much harder and many academic studies on political persuasion show small effects.
But the parties in the four-party Alliance opposition bloc are skeptical to the notion that SD’s leadership has distanced itself from its history.
Tati Westbrook, the beauty guru, faced backlash about her supplement line from skeptical fans who challenged her on pretty much every single claim and ingredient.
Many people who grow up in the Boston area are imparted a kind of skeptical awe of that family, keenly aware of their power, hazed in sadness, cushioned by wealth.
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Definition of skeptical for English Language Learners
: having or expressing doubt about something (such as a claim or statement)
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