HyperDic: skepticism

English > 2 senses of the word skepticism:
NOUNcognitionskepticism, incredulity, disbelief, mental rejectiondoubt about the truth of something
cognitionskepticism, agnosticism, scepticismthe disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
skepticism > pronunciation
Soundsskeh'ptihsih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > skepticism: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningdoubt about the truth of something.
Synonymsincredulity, disbelief, mental rejection
Broaderdoubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousnessThe state of being unsure of something
Spanishincredulidad
Catalanincredulitat
Adjectivesskepticalmarked by or given to doubt
skepticaldenying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
English > skepticism: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge.
Synonymsagnosticism, scepticism
Broaderunbelief, disbeliefA rejection of belief
Spanishagnosticismo, escepticismo, incredulidad, indiferentismo
Catalanagnosticisme, escepticisme, incredulitat, indiferentisme
Adjectivesskepticalmarked by or given to doubt
skepticaldenying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion

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