Definition of Sceptic

1. Noun. Someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs.

Exact synonyms: Doubter, Skeptic
Generic synonyms: Intellect, Intellectual
Specialized synonyms: Doubting Thomas, Pessimist
Derivative terms: Doubt, Sceptical, Sceptical, Skeptical, Skeptical



Definition of Sceptic

1. Noun. Someone who is undecided as to what is true and enquires after facts. ¹

2. Noun. Someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs and claims presented by others, requiring strong evidence before accepting any belief or claim. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sceptic

1. skeptic [n -S] - See also: skeptic

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Literary usage of Sceptic

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1. A Defence of "The Eclipse of Faith" by Henry Rogers (1854)
"... they tell me, a universal sceptic ? " " Not quite," he replied, throwing one of his feet over the edge of the sofa on which he was reclining, ..."

2. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Walter Raleigh, William Oldys, Thomas Birch (1829)
"THE sceptic The sceptic doth neither affirm, neither deny any pos-ition ; but doubteth of it, and opposeth his reasons against that which is affirmed or ..."

3. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1899)
"WAS KOHELETH A sceptic? As in a former paper we considered the question whether Job was an agnostic, so here we propose to inquire whether in the book of ..."

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