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sceptical
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sceptical /'skeptikəl/ (skeptical) /'skeptikəl/
  • 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
Concise Dictionary
'skeptɪkl
adj.
+marked by or given to doubt
+denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
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.
Advanced English Dictionary
(AmE skeptical) + adjective
~ (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.
Collocation Dictionary
adj

VERBS

be, look, remain | become

ADV.

deeply, extremely, highly, very | increasingly | fairly, mildly, rather, slightly, somewhat
in a mildly sceptical tone of voice
| openly
They remained openly sceptical about her promises of improvement.

PREP.

about
He is deeply sceptical about the value of teaching poetry.
| as to
Many were sceptical as to whether the plan would succeed.
| of
They are highly sceptical of political leaders.


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