Other Word Forms of Skeptic
Origin of Skeptic
From Latin *scepticus, only in plural Sceptici (“the sect of Skeptics"), from Ancient Greek σκεπτικός (skeptikos, “thoughtful, inquiring"), from σκέπτομαι (skeptomai, “I consider"), compare to σκοπέω (skopeo, “I view, examine").
Latin Scepticus disciple of Pyrrho of Elis from Greek Skeptikos from skeptesthai to examine spek- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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