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Origin of skepticism
SYNONYMS FOR skepticism
OTHER WORDS FROM skepticisman·ti·skep·ti·cism, noun
Words nearby skepticism
Example sentences from the Web for skepticism
I also believe that we should always have a healthy skepticism of our institutions, of our politicians, and our government.Book recommendations from Fortune’s 40 under 40 in government and policy|Rachel King|September 10, 2020|Fortune
The idea that options buyers could drive extreme rallies in technology stocks — and push benchmark indexes to record highs — has drawn skepticism in the past.SoftBank stock slides after it’s unmasked as ‘Nasdaq whale’|Claire Zillman, reporter|September 7, 2020|Fortune
Harder to address is skepticism about corporations and governments tinkering with nature.
Let’s forecast only a partial comeback for the banks, combined with continuing skepticism about their future.Despite Warren Buffett’s selloff, bank stocks look like great buys in this market|Shawn Tully|August 18, 2020|Fortune
For example, Shopify Studios may have been met with skepticism when pitching “I Quit” to show buyers at TV networks and streaming services.
In Romneyland, the super PAC is being met with real suspicion and skepticism.
It appears that even the president sensed his announcement would be greeted with skepticism.SWAT Lobby Shoots to Kill Police Reform After Ferguson|Tim Mak|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
House and Senate skepticism of the program is at its highest point ever.U.S. Hasn’t Even Started Training Rebel Army to Fight ISIS|Tim Mak|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Vieira realizes this mission makes him the butt of an endless onslaught of skepticism and criticism.
They are told that this event is important, and they may, momentarily, set aside their skepticism.
Teachers of singing at present evince an attitude of skepticism toward new theories of the vocal action.The Psychology of Singing|David C. Taylor
Perhaps your skepticism will find something to try its teeth on.The Gilded Man|Clifford Smyth
Just here let me say that a great deal of skepticism prevails among people in general and farmers in particular.Natural and Artificial Duck Culture|James Rankin
Rationalism is the most recent, but not the least violent and insidious, of all the developments of skepticism.
In other quarters the predominant tendencies were towards unbelief, skepticism, or indifference.
Cultural definitions for skepticism
In philosophy, the position that what cannot be proved by reason should not be believed. One of the main tasks of epistemology is to find an answer to the charge of some extreme skeptics that no knowledge is possible.