V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: someone who doubts the truthfulness or validity of something
Synonyms: disbeliever, doubter, questioner, nonbeliever
Antonyms: zealot, believer, supporter
Tips: Skeptic is derived from the Greek skeptikos, which means "inquiring" or "to look around." When someone is described as skeptical, that person has doubt about something and wants "to look around" and learn more before believing. Skepticism is disbelief or doubt about something.
The project was thought out so well, even the biggest skeptic couldn't doubt its validity. (doubter)
The chairman's skepticism about the project made us all question whether it could be done. (doubt)
The man was confident that they would get the loan, but his wife was very skeptical. (doubtful) adjective
Sometimes it's good to be a skeptic, because it means you won't get caught up in the latest trends or gimmicks. (questioner, disbeliever)
Discover How You Can Improve Your
Vocabulary 10 to 100 Times Faster with
the Power Vocabulary Builder
The definition and lessons for the word skeptic were made available by the .
The Power Vocabulary Builder will help you develop a fuller, richer vocabulary 10 to 100 times faster than any other program available.
Visit the thesite right now to discover how you can get full access to this breakthrough program today!