skepticism

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skepticism (uncountable)

  1. (US) The practice or philosophy of being a skeptic.
  2. (US) A studied attitude of questioning and doubt
  3. (US) The doctrine that absolute knowledge is not possible
  4. (US) A methodology that starts from a neutral standpoint and aims to acquire certainty though scientific or logical observation.
  5. (US) Doubt or disbelief of religious doctrines

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