skeptisk

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

skeptisk (neuter singular skeptisk, definite singular and plural skeptiske)

  1. sceptical (UK), or skeptical (US)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

skeptisk (indefinite singular skeptisk, definite singular and plural skeptiske)

  1. sceptical (UK), or skeptical (US)

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Verb[edit]

skeptisk

  1. weak second-person singular past subjunctive mediopassive of skepja
  2. weak third-person singular/plural past subjunctive mediopassive of skepja

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek σκεπτικός (skeptikós, thoughtful, inquiring), from σκέπτομαι (sképtomai, I consider), compare to σκοπέω (skopéō, I view, examine) + -isk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /¹skɛptɪsk/
  • IPA(key): /¹ɧɛptɪsk/ (dated, rare)

Adjective[edit]

skeptisk

  1. skeptical

Declension[edit]

Inflection of skeptisk
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular skeptisk mer skeptisk mest skeptisk
Neuter singular skeptiskt mer skeptiskt mest skeptiskt
Plural skeptiska mer skeptiska mest skeptiska
Masculine plural3 skeptiske mer skeptiska mest skeptiska
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 skeptiske mer skeptiske mest skeptiske
All skeptiska mer skeptiska mest skeptiska
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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