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skeptical
used in Dracula

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Definition
doubtful (that something is true or worthwhile)

or more rarely:

generally tending to doubt what others believe
  • It is well we have no sceptic here, or he would say that you were working some spell to keep out an evil spirit.
    Chapter 10 (96% in)
  • He is, I am afraid, a very sceptical person, for when I asked him about the bells at sea and the White Lady at the abbey he said very brusquely, "I wouldn't fash masel' about them, miss.
    Chapter 6 (11% in)
  • So true, so sweet, so noble, so little an egoist, and that, let me tell you, is much in this age, so sceptical and selfish.
    Chapter 14 (66% in)
  • It was an answer that appalled the most sceptical of us, and we felt individually that in the presence of such earnest purpose as the Professor's, a purpose which could thus use the to him most sacred of things, it was impossible to distrust.
    Chapter 16 (22% in)
  • I admit that at the first I was sceptic.
    Chapter 18 (30% in)
  • A year ago which of us would have received such a possibility, in the midst of our scientific, sceptical, matter-of-fact nineteenth century?
    Chapter 18 (44% in)
  • Even a sceptic, who can see nothing but a travesty of bitter truth in anything holy or emotional, would have been melted to the heart had he seen that little group of loving and devoted friends kneeling round that stricken and sorrowing lady; or heard the tender passion of her husband's voice, as in tones so broken and emotional that often he had to pause, he read the simple and beautiful service from the Burial of the Dead.
    Chapter 25 (24% in)

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