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Belief (IPA: /bɪˈɫif/)


Belief (n.)

Assent to a proposition or affirmation, or the acceptance of a fact, opinion, or assertion as real or true, without immediate personal knowledge; reliance upon word or testimony; partial or full assurance without positive knowledge or absolute certainty; persuasion; conviction; confidence; as, belief of a witness; the belief of our senses.

Belief (n.)

A persuasion of the truths of religion; faith.

Belief (n.)

The thing believed; the object of belief.

Belief (n.)

A tenet, or the body of tenets, held by the advocates of any class of views; doctrine; creed.

Belief

Psychological state in which an individual holds a proposition or premise to be true

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Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .according to the belief of the Digambaras, only men can get salvation, this is not possible to the other sexes. P .240," - Salvation

Example Sentence (Quote)

" 253. At the core of all well-founded belief, lies belief that is unfounded." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A fanatical belief in democracy makes democratic institutions impossible." - Democracy

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A humanist has four leading characteristics curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race." - E. M. Forster

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man may be a heretic in the truth; and if he believe things only because his pastor says so, or the assembly so determine, without knowing other reason, though his belief be true, yet the very truth he holds becomes his heresy." - Belief


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