doubting Thomas

doubting Thomas

doubting Thomas noun

  1. a person who refuses to believe without proof; skeptic. John 20:24–29.

Related Words for doubting thomas doubter, questioner, unbeliever British Dictionary definitions for doubting thomas doubting Thomas noun

  1. a person who insists on proof before he will believe anything; sceptic

Word Origin for doubting Thomas after Thomas (the apostle), who did not believe that Jesus had been resurrected until he had proof Idioms and Phrases with doubting thomas doubting Thomas

One who is habitually doubtful. For example, He was a doubting Thomas about the coming merger, not believing it would ever happen. The term alludes to the disciple Thomas, who doubted Jesus’s resurrection until he had first-hand evidence of it (John 20:24–29).

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