escéptico

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (incredulous)
a. skeptical
El profesor logró convencer hasta a los más escépticos.The professor managed to convince even the most skeptical people.
b. sceptical (United Kingdom)
No quiero parecer escéptico, pero no creo que haya una cura para esa enfermedad.I don't want to sound sceptical, but I don't believe there's a cure for that disease.
2. (supporting skepticism)
a. skeptical
Los pensadores escépticos evitan hacer afirmaciones.The skeptical thinkers avoid making assertions.
b. sceptical (United Kingdom)
Nietzsche reconoció en Epicúreo a un filósofo escéptico que promovía el goce de los placeres simples.Nietzsche recognized in Epicurus a sceptical philosopher who promoted an enjoyment of simple pleasures.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
3. (philosophy)
a. skeptic
Los escépticos sostienen que nuestro conocimiento está limitado.The skeptics hold that our knowledge is limited.
b. sceptic (United Kingdom)
Estoy estudiando la filosofía de los escépticos de la Antigua Grecia.I'm studying the philosophy of Ancient Greek sceptics.
4. (incredulous person)
a. skeptic
Al ser un escéptico, no creo en nada a menos que haya motivo y pruebas para creer.Being a skeptic, I don't believe anything unless there is reason and evidence to believe.
b. sceptic (United Kingdom)
Un grupo de escépticos investigó y cuestionó los resultados del supuesto tratamiento para el cáncer.A group of sceptics has been investigating and challenging the results of the alleged cancer treatment.
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escéptico
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (filósofo)
a. skeptic
2. (incrédulo)
a. skeptical
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
3. (general)
a. skeptic
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escépticoa escéptica
adjective
sceptical; skeptical; (EEUU)
sceptic; skeptic; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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