English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sceptical /'skeptikəl/ (skeptical) /'skeptikəl/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- hoài nghi, đa nghi, hay ngờ vực
- theo chủ nghĩa hoài nghi; có tư tưởng hoài nghi; nhằm ủng hộ tư tưởng hoài nghi; xuất phát từ tư tưởng hoài nghi
+marked by or given to doubt
+denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
Advanced English Dictionary
doubting, dubious, doubtful, questioning, disbelieving, incredulous, agnostic, scoffing, cynical, mistrustful, distrustful:
We were sceptical at first whether anything would come of it, but then things began to happen.
(AmE skeptical) + adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
~ (about / of sth) having doubts that a claim or statement is true or that sth will happen: I am sceptical about his chances of winning. + The public remain sceptical of these claims. + She looked highly sceptical.
sceptically (AmE skeptically) adverb: The announcement was greeted sceptically by the press.
be, look, remain | become
deeply, extremely, highly, very | increasingly | fairly, mildly, rather, slightly, somewhat
in a mildly sceptical tone of voice
They remained openly sceptical about her promises of improvement.
He is deeply sceptical about the value of teaching poetry.
| as to
Many were sceptical as to whether the plan would succeed.
They are highly sceptical of political leaders.
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