Definition of Believing

1. Noun. The cognitive process that leads to convictions. "Seeing is believing"

Generic synonyms: Basic Cognitive Process
Specialized synonyms: Doublethink



Definition of Believing

1. a. That believes; having belief.

Definition of Believing

1. Verb. (present participle of believe) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Believing

1. believe [v] - See also: believe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Believing

believably
believe
believe in
believe it or not
believe one's eyes
believe you me
believeableness
believed
believed in
believer
believers
believes
believes in
believest
believeth
believing (current term)
believing in
believingly
belifaned
belifaning
belifans
belight
belike
beliked
belikely
belikes
beliking
belimb
belime
belimp

Literary usage of Believing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sermons by Phillips Brooks (1893)
"PEACE IN believing. " Now the God of hope fill you with all Joy and Peace in believing, that ye may abound in Hope through the Power of the Holy Ghost. ..."

2. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"I believed, and therefore came out, got into the way, fought all that set themselves against me, and, by believing, am come to this place. ..."

3. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"He it is and he alone, the pious and believing christian, who can say in his heart: O grave, where is thy victory? O death, where is thy sting f Every word ..."

4. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"Seeing only is believing, very often isn't that, and even Being the thing falls a long way short of believing it. Mrs. Nickleby herself once asked me, ..."

5. Thucydides Translated Into English by Benjamin Jowett, Thucydides (1881)
"... *wanted to fight*, believing that the risk was worth encountering. So calling the soldiers to him in successive divisions, that they might not all leave ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"related we may judge by what was said above, but there are reasons for believing them to differ from each other as they both differ from heat, although all ..."

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