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skeptical
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
doubtful (that something is true)

or more rarely:

generally tending to doubt what others believe
  • Tom approached the subject carefully, as he was seated on the hearth with his father that evening, and Mr. Tulliver listened, leaning forward in his arm-chair and looking up in Tom's face with a sceptical glance.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- Aunt Glegg Learns the Breadth of Bob's Thumb (21% in)

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