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skeptic

skep·tic (scep·tic)

skeptic (sceptic)

 
 
pronunciation:
skep tihk
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who is inclined to question or doubt assertions that are made or accepted by others.
She was a skeptic who questioned the claims made about herbal remedies.
 
synonyms:
doubter, doubting Thomas
antonyms:
believer
similar words:
unbeliever
definition 2: one who is inclined to doubt religious claims to truth.
synonyms:
doubting Thomas, unbeliever
antonyms:
believer
similar words:
agnostic
definition 3: one who doubts the possibility of really knowing anything, esp. a member of the ancient Greek school that adopted this view as a philosophy.
similar words:
agnostic
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