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freethinker

[free-thing-ker] /ˈfriˈθɪŋ kər/
noun
1.
a person who forms opinions on the basis of reason, independent of authority or tradition, especially a person whose religious opinions differ from established belief.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; free + thinker
Related forms
freethinking, adjective, noun
Synonyms
skeptic, agnostic; atheist.
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freethinker

/ˌfriːˈθɪŋkə/
noun
1.
a person who forms his or her ideas and opinions independently of authority or accepted views, esp in matters of religion
Derived Forms
freethinking, noun, adjective
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