Synonyms for skeptical

Synonyms for (adjective) skeptical

Synonyms: unbelieving, disbelieving, skeptical, sceptical

Definition: denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion

Usage: a skeptical approach to the nature of miracles

Similar words: incredulous

Definition: not disposed or willing to believe; unbelieving


Synonyms: sceptical, skeptical, doubting, questioning

Definition: marked by or given to doubt

Usage: a skeptical attitude; a skeptical listener

Similar words: distrustful

Definition: having or showing distrust

Usage: a man of distrustful nature; my experience...in other fields of law has made me distrustful of rules of thumb generally- B.N.Cardozo; vigilant and distrustful superintendence- Thomas Jefferson