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skeptical
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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

or more rarely:

generally tending to doubt what others believe
  • The story of Madame Hohlakov's present was received with skepticism.
    Book 8 — Mitya (57% in)
  • He would bring him forward perhaps next day, or even a few days later, choosing an opportunity to cry out to us, 'You know I was more skeptical about Smerdyakov than you, you remember that yourselves, but now I am convinced.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (65% in)

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