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skeptical
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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

or more rarely:

generally tending to doubt what others believe
  • Sticky, irritated that Kate hadn't been frightened in the dark drain, was inclined to be skeptical.
    p. 40.5
  • Constance was more skeptical.
    p. 84.1
  • Not only have those agencies been dismantled — and a number of good men and women gone missing — but officials formerly attentive to my remarks have grown skeptical of them.
    p. 103.7
  • But not only are they skeptical to begin with, Number Two and I — and a few of the other assistants — are the only people who have understood him.
    p. 105.6
  • Constance seemed skeptical about this.
    p. 186.6
  • These officials had never believed him before, but their former skepticism had crumbled under the weight of new developments.
    p. 474.1

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