sceptically


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Adv.1.sceptically - with scepticismsceptically - with scepticism; in a sceptical manner; "he looked at her sceptically"
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skeptically

also sceptically
adverb
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Translations
بارْتِياب، بِتَشَكُّك
skepticky
szkeptikusan
tortryggnislega
skepticky
kuşkulu bir şekilde

sceptically

skeptically (US) [ˈskeptɪkəlɪ] ADVcon escepticismo
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sceptically

, (US) skeptically
advskeptisch
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sceptically

skep£ti£cal£ly (Am) [ˈskɛptɪklɪ] advscetticamente
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sceptic

(American also skeptic) (ˈskeptik) noun
a person who is unwilling to believe. Most people now accept this theory, but there are a few sceptics.
ˈsceptical adjective
(often with about) unwilling to believe. They say apples clean your teeth, but I'm sceptical about that myself.
ˈsceptically adverb
ˈscepticism (ˈ-sizəm) noun
a doubting or questioning attitude. I regard his theories with scepticism.
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References in classic literature ?
"One might take that with a grain of salt," I remarked sceptically. "All these wills are very confusing.
Harling sceptically, as she took up her crocheting again and sent the hook in and out with nimble fingers.
"I don't know," said Agatha, affecting to laugh as he looked sceptically at her from beneath his lowered eyelids.
Undemonstrative and burly in a fat-pig style, Mr Verloc, without either rubbing his hands with satisfaction or winking sceptically at his thoughts, proceeded on his way.
When Watson talked to Bell at public demonstrations, there were newspaper editors who referred sceptically to "the supposititious Watson." So, to silence these doubters, Bell and Watson planned a most severe test of the telephone.
We poked sceptically for a while amongst the bushes, peered without conviction into a ditch or two.
"And did Sophia Antonovna agree with you?" I asked sceptically.
SO, we now have Boris Johnson in post, sceptically received by many MPs of all parties.
The Orkney and Shetland MP said:"Every Scot who travels south has a story about their money being turned down or looked at sceptically.
Carmichael, the Scottish Lib Dem deputy leader, said: "Every Scot who travels south has a story about their money being turned down or looked at sceptically.
Riyadh initially denied knowledge of his fate before saying he was killed in a fight in the consulate, a reaction greeted sceptically by several Western governments, straining relations with the world's biggest oil exporter.
Hy assured, however, that the public should look sceptically on anyone thought to be recruiting for the Military Police.