doubting Thomas love

doubting Thomas

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who is habitually doubtful.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who requires proof before believing.
  • n. One who finds belief difficult.

Etymologies

After Saint Thomas, who doubted Jesus's resurrection until he had proof of it.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Eponym for the Apostle Thomas. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.