Skep"tic (?), Skep"tic*al (?), a. [Written also sceptic, sceptical.]

1.

Of or pertaining to a sceptic or skepticism; characterized by skepticism; hesitating to admit the certainly of doctrines or principles; doubting of everything.

2. Theol.

Doubting or denying the truth of revelation, or the sacred Scriptures.

The skeptical system subverts the whole foundation of morals. R. Hall.

-- Skep"tac*al*ly, adv. -- Skep"tic*al*ness, n.

 

© Webster 1913.

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