noun Date: 13th century erroneous or false belief ; heresy

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  • Misbelief — Mis be*lief , n. Erroneous or false belief. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misbelief — index error, fallacy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • misbelief — /mis bi leef /, n. 1. erroneous belief; false opinion. 2. erroneous or unorthodox religious belief. [1175 1225; ME; see MIS 1, BELIEF] * * * …   Universalium

  • misbelief — noun a) an erroneous belief b) a heresy; an unorthodox belief …   Wiktionary

  • misbelief — Synonyms and related words: Albigensianism, Arianism, Catharism, Ebionitism, Erastianism, Gnosticism, Jovinianism, Lollardy, Manichaeanism, Manichaeism, Monophysism, Monophysitism, Pelagianism, Waldensianism, Wyclifism, airy nothing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • misbelief — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. heresy, scepticism, heterodoxy, superstition; see doubt 1 , heresy …   English dictionary for students

  • misbelief — sb. RG. 121 …   Oldest English Words

  • misbelief — n. wrong belief, mistaken belief, mistaken assumption …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misbelief — noun 1》 a wrong or false belief or opinion. 2》 less common term for disbelief. Derivatives misbeliever noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • misbelief — n 1. miscreance, heresy, heterodoxy, heresiarchy, superstition, false creed; skepticism, doubt, Pyrrhonism; fallacy, error, mistake. 2. delusion, illusion, false impression, wrong impression; misconception, misapprehension, misunderstanding,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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