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scepticism 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage Collins Definition
  1. agnosticism: the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
  2. (sceptic) skeptic: someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs
  3. (sceptical) doubting: marked by or given to doubt; "a skeptical attitude"; "a skeptical listener"
  4. (sceptical) disbelieving: denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion; "a skeptical approach to the nature of miracles"
  5. Contemporary skepticism (or scepticism) is loosely used to denote any questioning attitude, or some degree of doubt regarding claims that are elsewhere taken for granted.
  6. Philosophical skepticism (from Greek σκέψις - skepsis meaning "enquiry" - UK spelling, scepticism) is both a philosophical school of thought and a method that crosses disciplines and cultures. ...
  7. (Sceptic (band)) Sceptic is a Polish death metal band from Kraków.
  8. Alternative spelling of skepticism
  9. (sceptical) Having, or expressing doubt; questioning; Of or relating to scepticism or the sceptics
  10. (Sceptic) A person inclined to discount the reality of the paranormal and to be critical of parapsychological research. Generally seeks rational or scientific explanations for the phenomena studied by parapsychologists.
  11. (Sceptic) A person having doubts about religion or other matters.
  12. (Sceptic) One who instinctively doubts, questions, or disagrees with assertions or generally accepted conclusions. In parapsychology, one who insists on ruling out all possible natural causes for a phenomenon.
  13. Scepticism is the claim that knowledge is either impossible or very difficult to obtain. Global scepticism is scepticism about all branches of knowledge. There are also several forms of local scepticism which involve scepticism about one or more areas of knowledge. E.g. ...
  14. The view that nothing can be known with certainty; that at best, there can only be some private probable opinion. (PDP-502)
  15. Scientific skepticism means that scientific claims must be exposed to critical scrutiny before being accepted.