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1. skeptic

noun. ['ˈskɛptɪk'] someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs.

Synonyms

  • intellect
  • sceptic
  • doubting Thomas
  • doubter
  • pessimist

Antonyms

  • unscholarly
  • nonintellectual
  • uneducated
  • physical

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Words that Rhyme with Skeptic

  • antiseptic
  • epileptic
  • septic
  • peptic

Example sentences of the word skeptic


1. Noun, singular or mass
If your skeptic is a decision maker, begin the process early.

2. Adjective
For the skeptic, or those just wishing to sample his program, he offers a three-day trial plan.

Quotes containing the word skeptic


1. The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality of happiness, and by no means a necessity of life.
- George Bernard Shaw, Androcles and the Lion

2. Take all that you can of this book upon reason, and the balance on faith, and you will live and die a happier man. (When a skeptic expressed surprise to see him reading a Bible)
- Abraham Lincoln

3. I am too much of a skeptic to deny the possibility of anything.
- Thomas Henry Huxley, Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley - Volume 1

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