The discontents produced by his bare, unsatisfying life are deliberately turned outwards and dissipated by such devices as the Two Minutes Hate, and the speculations which might possibly induce a sceptical or rebellious attitude are killed in advance by his early acquired inner discipline.
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I am skeptical about her plan.
She is skeptical any time someone says it is important she pay them a lot for a car repair.