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skeptic (noun) doubter.
A skeptic is a person who doubts what others believe in. What others accept as true or correct, a skeptic is unwilling to accept.
- Smith is a born skeptic, so he doubts what most others believe in. It is difficult to convince him of the rightness of our beliefs.
- The skeptics are unwilling to believe the claims of the government that by the end of this decade, there will be no illiteracy.