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

Derived forms: skepticisms

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

Encyclopedia: Skepticism