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skeptical
used in Jane Eyre

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

or more rarely:

generally tending to doubt what others believe
  • Little sceptic, you SHALL be convinced.
    Chapter 23 (76% in)
  • I was so hurt by her coldness and scepticism, that the tears rose to my eyes.
    Chapter 24 (45% in)
  • Whereupon I told her not to mind his badinage; and she, on her part, evinced a fund of genuine French scepticism: denominating Mr. Rochester "un vrai menteur," and assuring him that she made no account whatever of his "contes de fee," and that "du reste, il n'y avait pas de fees, et quand meme il y en avait:" she was sure they would never appear to him, nor ever give him rings, or offer to live with him in the moon.
    Chapter 24 (64% in)
  • We may, perhaps, succeed in restoring her to them, if she is not obstinate: but I trace lines of force in her face which make me sceptical of her tractability.
    Chapter 29 (12% in)

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