Sceptic meaning

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Sceptic is another spelling for skeptic which is a person who questions accepted beliefs.

An example of a sceptic is an athiest raised in a devout Catholic family.

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Someone who is undecided as to what is true and enquires after facts.
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Someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs and claims presented by others, requiring strong evidence before accepting any belief or claim.
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Origin of sceptic

  • From Latin *scepticus, only in plural Sceptici (“the sect of Sceptics"), from Ancient Greek σκεπτικός (skeptikos, “thoughtful, inquiring"), from σκέπτομαι (skeptomai, “I consider"), compare to σκοπέω (skopeō, “I view, examine").

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