Definition of Misbelieve

1. Verb. Hold a false or unorthodox belief.

Category relationships: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief
Generic synonyms: Believe
Derivative terms: Misbeliever



Definition of Misbelieve

1. v. i. To believe erroneously, or in a false religion.

Definition of Misbelieve

1. Verb. (British or obsolete) To believe erroneously. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misbelieve

1. [v -LIEVED, -LIEVING, -LIEVES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misbelieve

misbegun
misbehave
misbehaved
misbehaver
misbehavers
misbehaves
misbehaving
misbehavior
misbehavioral
misbehaviors
misbehaviour
misbehavioural
misbehaviours
misbelief
misbeliefs
misbelieve (current term)
misbelieved
misbeliever
misbelievers
misbelieves
misbelieving
misbelievings
misbeseem
misbeseemed
misbeseeming
misbeseems
misbestow
misbestowal
misbestowed
misbestowing

Literary usage of Misbelieve

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

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1850)
"... Account of the Cyprian Officers contrary to these Relations, confidently averred by Persons of unquestionable Credit, had noe Reason to misbelieve it, ..."

2. Macariae Excidium, Or, The Destruction of Cyprus: Being a Secret History of by Charles O'Kelly, Irish Archaeological Society, John Cornelius O'Callaghan, 1850 (1850)
"... Account of the Cyprian Officers contrary to these Relations, confidently averred by Persons of unquestionable Credit, had noe Reason to misbelieve it, ..."

3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"They misbelieve who say, ' Verily, God is the Messiah the son of Mary;' but the Messiah said, ' O children of Israel! worship God, my Lord and your Lord;' ..."

4. Sacred Writings (1910)
"They misbelieve who say, ' Verily, God is the Messiah the son of Mary;' but the Messiah said> ' O children of Israel! worship God, my Lord and your Lord;' ..."

5. The Library of Original Sources edited by Oliver Joseph Thatcher (1915)
"then for a people who misbelieve. Verily, those who believe and those who are Jews, and the Sabse- ans, and the Christians, whosoever believes in God and ..."

6. The Qur'ān by Edward Henry Palmer (1880)
"Those who misbelieve and turn folk from God's way, He will make their works go ... That is because those who misbelieve follow falsehood, and those who ..."

7. A Source Book for Ancient Church History: From the Apostolic Age to the by Joseph Cullen Ayer (1913)
"They misbelieve who say, "Verily, God is the Messiah, the son of Mary"; but the Messiah said, "O Children of Israel, worship God, my Lord and your Lord. ..."

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