HyperDic: skeptic

English > 1 sense of the word skeptic:
NOUNperson skeptic, sceptic, doubtersomeone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs
skeptic > pronunciation
Soundsskeh'ptihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > skeptic: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs.
Synonymssceptic, doubter
Narrowerdoubting Thomassomeone who demands physical evidence in order to be convinced (especially when this demand is out of place)
pessimistA person who expects the worst
Broaderintellectual, intellectA person who uses the mind creatively
Spanishescéptico, incrédulo
Catalanescèptic, incrèdul
Adjectivesskepticalmarked by or given to doubt
skepticaldenying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion

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