- (BrE) (AmE skepticism) nounADJECTIVE▪ considerable, deep, extreme, great▪ healthy▪ growing▪ general, widespread▪ public▪ initial▪
My initial scepticism was replaced with respectful admiration.… OF SCEPTICISM/SKEPTICISM▪ degree, great deal▪
I regard their press releases with a degree of scepticism.▪ healthy dose▪
The President's claim must be regarded with a healthy dose of scepticism.VERB + SCEPTICISM/SKEPTICISM▪ have▪
She has a healthy scepticism towards/toward the claims in the company's report.▪ express, voice▪ share▪
Some attorneys share her scepticism about the new plan.▪ be greeted with, be met with, be treated with, be viewed with▪
This claim has often been met with scepticism.PREPOSITION▪ with scepticism▪
This theory was initially received with great scepticism by her fellow scientists.▪ scepticism about, scepticism over, scepticism towards/toward▪
He expressed a great deal of scepticism about the value of psychoanalysis.
Collocations dictionary. 2013.