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noun [countable]     doubting Thomas pronunciation in British English
/ˌdaʊtɪŋ ˈtɒməs/
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singulardoubting Thomas
pluraldoubting Thomases
  1. someone who will not believe something unless they see definite proof
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In the Bible, the apostle Thomas did not believe that Jesus Christ had risen from the dead until he saw his wounds.


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