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sceptic

[skep-tik] /ˈskɛp tɪk/
noun, adjective
1.
Related forms
antisceptic, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for anti-sceptic

sceptic

/ˈskɛptɪk/
noun
1.
a person who habitually doubts the authenticity of accepted beliefs
2.
a person who mistrusts people, ideas, etc, in general
3.
a person who doubts the truth of religion, esp Christianity
adjective
4.
of or relating to sceptics; sceptical
Derived Forms
scepticism, (archaic, US) skepticism, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin scepticus, from Greek skeptikos one who reflects upon, from skeptesthai to consider

Sceptic

/ˈskɛptɪk/
noun
1.
a member of one of the ancient Greek schools of philosophy, esp that of Pyrrho, who believed that real knowledge of things is impossible
adjective
2.
of or relating to the Sceptics
Derived Forms
Scepticism, (archaic, US) Skepticism, noun
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Word Origin and History for anti-sceptic

sceptic

n.

chiefly British English spelling of skeptic (q.v.). Related: Sceptical; sceptically; scepticism.

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