Definition of Doubting Thomas

1. Noun. The Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes.




2. Noun. Someone who demands physical evidence in order to be convinced (especially when this demand is out of place).
Generic synonyms: Doubter, Sceptic, Skeptic

Definition of Doubting Thomas

1. Noun. One who requires proof before believing. ¹

2. Noun. One who finds belief difficult. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Doubting Thomas

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1. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"A doubting Thomas From 'At the Foot of the Rockies." Copyright by Charles Scribner's Sons. Used by permission of the publishers. THERE was a dinner-party at ..."

2. The People's Bible: Discourses Upon Holy Scripture by Joseph Parker (1893)
"doubting Thomas. E call this man " doubting Thomas "—as if there were only one man who had ever doubted. He does not deserve this speciality of distinction. ..."

3. The Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"Altar-piece, a triptych: in the centre Christ appearing to the doubting Thomas; inside the wings, the Madonna with St. John, ..."

4. A History of Sculpture by Ernest Henry Short (1907)
"... might well rest upon the " doubting Thomas." The name of the Florentine sculptor is, ... doubting Thomas ..."

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