noun. ['ˈskɛptɪk'] someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs.
- doubting Thomas
Words that Rhyme with Skeptic
Example sentences of the word skeptic
1. Noun, singular or mass
If your skeptic is a decision maker, begin the process early.
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