Translation of skeptical in Spanish:


escéptico, adj.

(British sceptical)

Pronunciation: /ˈskɛptək(ə)l//ˈskɛptɪk(ə)l/


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    (person/attitude) escéptico
    to be skeptical of / about sb/sth tener dudas acerca de / con respecto a algn/algo
    • I'm highly skeptical about him/his chances tengo mis serias dudas acerca de / con respecto a él/sus posibilidades
    • the board remains skeptical of the proposal la junta continúa mostrándose escéptica acerca de la propuesta
    • Instead of excitement about the project, most people have been left sceptical and suspicious about how the £750m of public money has been spent.
    • We live in a world that is rightly suspicious of offers that seem too good to be true; we are often skeptical and even cynical.
    • Not only does he need to convince a sceptical market, he also has to reach an increasingly disillusioned customer.
    • A very interesting study claims that skeptical consumers are more easily won with emotion.
    • He has managed to convince even the most sceptical among us that Scottish rugby may indeed have a future fit to mirror its glorious past.
    • Public opinion, already highly skeptical and suspicious of European Institutions, reached new lows.
    • You do get functionally sceptical and tend to doubt what people tell you.
    • Has his speech convinced a skeptical British public that action is needed, with or without the UN?
    • Experience suggests that the public will remain wisely sceptical on the question.
    • Samples of your work can also go a long way to convincing a sceptical customer to buy.
    • This has severely hampered the government's efforts to convince those skeptical of the EU to trust it in the matter of the constitution.
    • Colleagues were sceptical, his oncologists incredulous.
    • He responded to a skeptical question by encouraging us to view his outline as a map.
    • Some of his best mates are journalists, but generally he is sceptical and distrustful of the media and never saw his role as a background briefer to reporters.
    • His legacy is to remind us to be sceptical about science and suspicious of facts.
    • My conviction was so strong that I convinced my skeptical high school English teacher by giving him readings and arguing with him.
    • He questions authority and is skeptical of preconceived ideas, offering in their place an objective insight.
    • Although most respondents were enthusiastic or supportive of booking, about a quarter were sceptical or not convinced of its value.
    • It's not easy convincing skeptical bosses to invest in infosecurity programs.
    • The Prime Minister is sceptical and questions the timing of the new allegations.