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
But, as ever with North Korea, there are some important reasons to be skeptical.
And some critics are skeptical the ban will lead to policy changes.
In Enderly Park, Byers acknowledges some neighbors are skeptical.
Specifically, the N.S.A. was skeptical because some of the C.I.A.’s critical intelligence on Russia came from another country, officials said.
Both Chris Mannix of The Vertical and Zach Lowe of ESPN report that teams are skeptical whether the Knicks actually intend to trade Porzingis, given how high their asking prices have been in deals.
Kerry remained skeptical of his son, even though James struck it rich, for a time, with an investment of about $190,000 in One.
But some council members are still skeptical that a 20 percent bill increase can get the necessary votes unless Mayor Greg Fischer puts more emphasis on the sewer system's needs.
Other legal scholars were skeptical, particularly since the lawsuit was filed only by Democrats, the minority party in both houses of Congress.
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First Known Use of skeptical
SKEPTICAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of skeptical for English Language Learners
: having or expressing doubt about something (such as a claim or statement)
SKEPTICAL Defined for Kids
Definition of skeptical for Students
: having or showing doubt He thinks he'll make money, but I'm skeptical.
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