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Noun: scepticism  'skep-ti,si-zum
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: skepticism)
  1. Doubt about the truth of something
    - incredulity, disbelief, skepticism [N. Amer], mental rejection
  2. The disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
    - agnosticism, skepticism [N. Amer]

Derived forms: scepticisms

Type of: disbelief, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, unbelief, uncertainty

Encyclopedia: Scepticism