Skepticism or scepticism is generally any questioning attitude or doubt towards one or more items of putative knowledge or belief. It is often directed at domains, such as the supernatural, morality, religion, or knowledge. – Wikipedia
Skepticism | Definition of Skepticism by Merriam-Webster
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uncertainty, doubt, dubiety, skepticism, suspicion, mistrust mean lack of sureness about someone or something. uncertainty may range from a falling short of certainty to an almost complete lack of conviction or knowledge especially about an outcome or result.
Skepticism | philosophy | Britannica
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Skepticism, also spelled scepticism, in Western philosophy, the attitude of doubting knowledge claims set forth in various areas. The original Greek meaning of skeptikos was “an inquirer,” someone who was unsatisfied and still looking for truth.
Skepticism (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
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Philosophically interesting forms of skepticism claim that we do not know propositions which we ordinarily think we do know. We should distinguish such skepticism from the ordinary kind, the claim that we do not know propositions which we would gladly grant not to know.
Skepticism: Examples and Definition | Philosophy Terms
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Originally, in ancient Greece, skepticism was the philosophy of questioning all claims, religious, ethical, scientific, or otherwise. The point of skepticism was not so much to disbelieve claims, but to interrogate them; the word skepticism is derived from the Greek skepsis, meaning “inquiry.”