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skepticism

skep ti si zuhm

  • n  doubt about the truth of something
  • n  the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge

  • Gore must have anticipated this skepticism.
  • Rice and Straw make a tag-team effort to push for unity in Iraq, but skepticism looms.
  • Saudi spin doctor seeks to turn the tide of American skepticism.
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  • John McCain in Guardian Unlimited
    On the presidential campaign trail, Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona said destruction of the tapes "harms the credibility and the moral standing of America in the world again. There will be skepticism and cynicism all over the world about how...
  • Barack Obama in Xinhua
    I understand that skepticism, which is why this recovery plan must and will include unprecedented measures that will allow the American people to hold my administration accountable for these results,said Obama.
  • Danny Jordaan in Times of India
    As South Africans we have encountered a lot of skepticism but today, as we celebrate this milestone, we can confidently say to the world that we will be ready,Danny Jordaan, head of the South African organizing committee, said in Durban.

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