What does the word skeptic mean?

Usage examples for skeptic

  1. On this Timotheus replied, with calm dignity: " Your own noble words, great Caesar, when, to your honor be it spoken, you reminded the misguided skeptic of the true meaning of the old gods and of what is due to them. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. And if any skeptic were still unconvinced, a photographer would be admitted with his undeniable camera at certain seasons- Christmas and Fourth of July, for example- who would place a picture of the revelry and the revelers on the everlasting records, with garlands and festive decorations, and actual dishes of some sort on the groaning boards, and serried rows of plump felons ready to fall to. – The Subterranean Brotherhood by Julian Hawthorne