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skeptical
used in The Great Gatsby

4 uses
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Definition
doubtful (that something is true or worthwhile)

or more rarely:

generally tending to doubt what others believe
  • Taking our scepticism for granted, he rushed to the bookcases and returned with Volume One of the "Stoddard Lectures."
    p. 45.9
  • I couldn't guess what Daisy and Tom were thinking, but I doubt if even Miss Baker, who seemed to have mastered a certain hardy scepticism, was able utterly to put this fifth guest's shrill metallic urgency out of mind.
    p. 15.9
  • "I don't think it's so much that," argued Lucille sceptically; "it's more that he was a German spy during the war."
    p. 44.2
  • Suddenly I wasn't thinking of Daisy and Gatsby any more, but of this clean, hard, limited person, who dealt in universal scepticism, and who leaned back jauntily just within the circle of my arm.
    p. 79.7

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