doubting Thomas

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Synonyms for doubting Thomas

one who habitually or instinctively doubts or questions

Synonyms for doubting Thomas

the Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes

someone who demands physical evidence in order to be convinced (especially when this demand is out of place)

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DOUBTING THOMASES Thomas Struth's more than six-by-six-foot photograph is big enough to compete for attention with the monumental paintings hanging in the special exhibition galleries of the Ringling Museum.
Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau), Chair of the Senate Health Committee, "HIP is a question mark, but then again, we have always had a lot of doubting Thomases about whether that's going to close or not dose.
So, for you doubting Thomases, here are some examples from my private stock.
That was why it was refreshing to hear Ruby Walsh say, after the Gold Cup, when he would have been forgiven a little sneer, that he bore no grudges towards the doubting Thomases (no relation).
There may be some doubting Thomases emerging in Wales regarding captain Stephen Jones' right to wear the national No 10 shirt, but you won't find any knockers in France.
If we could win them we will be right back in there and perhaps that will stop all the Doubting Thomases.
To all the doubting Thomases out there and for all the criticism that the team and I have received from various people - Gretna Football Club has arrived," he announced.
Here's an inside look at something those Doubting Thomases said would never happen.
I simply want to emphasis to all those Doubting Thomases that this will happen and is happening.
Such Doubting Thomases should try out the Toledo for an instant conversion.
Once again, townspeople did themselves proud with a whole range of patriotic celebrations, proving all the doubting Thomases who predicted the holiday would pass without a murmur well and truly wrong.
Even the most cynical industry observers have been surprised by the way Safeway's new man, Carlos Criado-Perez has made the City's doubting Thomases eat their words.
Maybe it's time all the doubting Thomases give it a rest and start believing in America for a while.
Doubting Thomases should remember that it took over a century to prove conclusively that cigarettes are bad for you.