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belief

be·lief

belief

 
 
pronunciation:
b lif
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a strong opinion; conviction.
It is her belief that all humans are basically good.
synonyms:
conviction, presumption
antonyms:
doubt
similar words:
assumption, idea, impression, judgment, notion, opinion, persuasion, position, supposition, theory, trust, view, viewpoint
definition 2: trust in a person, thing, idea, or system of ideas; confidence.
The coach's belief in me helped me to succeed.
synonyms:
confidence, faith, trust
antonyms:
disbelief, doubt, unbelief
similar words:
acceptance, dependence, reliance, suspicion
definition 3: a notion or idea accepted as true, esp. a religious doctrine.
Some religions hold the belief that the human soul lives on after the body dies.
synonyms:
creed, doctrine, dogma, gospel, tenet
similar words:
axiom, canon, concept, faith, line, principle, teaching
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