how to pronounce skeptic


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skeptic is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of skeptic in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… kind of a skeptic in the beginning and …”

meanings of skeptic


  1. Someone undecided as to what is true.
  2. Someone who habitually doubts beliefs and claims presented as accepted by others, requiring strong evidence before accepting any belief or claim.
  3. A type of agnostic; someone skeptical towards religion.

skeptic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word skeptic occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics skeptic can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that skeptic can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with skeptic


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