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A person who questions or lacks faith in something; a sceptic:‘he had proved all his doubters wrong’
sceptic, doubting thomas, non-believer, unbeliever, disbeliever, cynic, scoffer, questioner, challenger, nihilist, dissenterirreligionist, atheist, non-theist, agnostic, freethinkerinfidel, pagan, heathenpaynimpyrrhonist, nullifidianView synonyms
- ‘We have the determination to prove our doubters very wrong.’
- ‘The coaching staff and players finally proved any early season doubters wrong about their ability to succeed this season.’
- ‘The challenge now is to convert the doubters into believers.’
- ‘Now he will have to face the ambitious doubters in his party and deal with pointed questions about his leadership style.’
- ‘Since then the pessimism has subsided and he hears less from the doubters telling him he made one huge mistake in leaving Liverpool.’
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