HyperDic: doubting_thomas

English > 2 senses of the expression doubting Thomas:
NOUNperson doubting Thomas, Thomas, Saint Thomas, St. Thomas, Thomas the doubting Apostlethe Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes
person doubting Thomassomeone who demands physical evidence in order to be convinced (especially when this demand is out of place)
English > doubting Thomas: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningThe Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes.
SynonymsThomas, Saint Thomas, St. Thomas, Thomas the doubting Apostle
Instance ofApostle(New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
saintA person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
SpanishSanto Tomás, Thomas, Tomás
CatalanSant Tomàs, Thomas
English > doubting Thomas: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who demands physical evidence in order to be convinced (especially when this demand is out of place).
Broaderskeptic, sceptic, doubtersomeone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs

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