Origin of skeptical
Examples from the Web for sceptical
Still, she is sceptical of attempts to take the bite out of the gender equality movement.
He had apparently been counseled by sceptical teammates that paying into the system at his advanced age would be foolish.Havana Bids Adios to Conrado Marrero, MLB’s Oldest Player|Peter C. Bjarkman|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both men were sceptical of the signal, but reacted differently.The Spy Who Saved The World—Then Tried To Destroy It|Jeremy Duns|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The operator, instructed by the captain, sceptical soul, refused the friendly suggestion.The Fleets Behind the Fleet|W. MacNeile (William MacNeile) Dixon
She followed Amy to the landing outside, leaving Mrs Laker, glaring in sceptical amazement, in the middle of the room.The Lifeboat|R.M. Ballantyne
Formerly I used to listen to report with interest and a certain credulity; I am now grown deaf and sceptical.Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle|Clement K. Shorter
A man must be sceptical indeed to contest the existence of those stones, and of the house in question.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
No word of censure, however wide of the mark, has been unwelcome to him, whether from the sceptical or orthodox press.