SKEPTIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SKEPTIC
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  doubter; person who suspends judgment until evidence has been examined
Classic Sentence:
1  Suddenly I wasn't thinking of Daisy and Gatsby any more but of this clean, hard, limited person who dealt in universal skepticism and who leaned back jauntily just within the circle of my arm.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
2  His voice was soft but there was a vibrant note in it, and looking up into his dark face she saw in it none of the skepticism, the jeering humor she knew so well.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
3  This amazed Nicholas and even made him regard Bolkonski's courtship skeptically.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I
4  At first her intervention in the business of packing was received skeptically.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XIV
Example Sentence:
1  I am a skeptic about the new health plan; I want some proof that it can work.
2  She is a skeptic about the dangers of global warming.
3  The poll indicates that the rise in skepticism is mostly due to a shift among Republicans and independents.
4  President Trump as well as his top aides have expressed skepticism about climate change, while others say human activity is to blame for global warming.
5  I remain skeptical of Washington DC's attitude toward the Second Amendment and gun owners.
6  We understood why you are in a skeptical attitude before watching these pictures.
7  I was in the Yale Law School lounge bragging to skeptical fellow students about the size of Hope watermelons.
8  Before billionaire businessman Warren Buffett started auctioning off private lunches to benefit the Glide Foundation, he was skeptical of the San Francisco charity where his first wife was volunteering