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Definition of Belief
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Beliefful Be*lief"ful, a.
Having belief or faith.
DisbeliefDisbelief Dis*be*lief", n.
The act of disbelieving;; a state of the mind in which one is
fully persuaded that an opinion, assertion, or doctrine is
not true; refusal of assent, credit, or credence; denial of
Our belief or disbelief of a thing does not alter the
nature of the thing. --Tillotson.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own
littleness that disbelief in great men. --Carlyle.
Syn: Distrust; unbelief; incredulity; doubt; skepticism. --
Disbelief, Unbelief. Unbelief is a mere failure to
admit; disbelief is a positive rejection. One may be an
unbeliever in Christianity from ignorance or want of
inquiry; a unbeliever has the proofs before him, and
incurs the guilt of setting them aside. Unbelief is
usually open to conviction; disbelief is already
convinced as to the falsity of that which it rejects.
Men often tell a story in such a manner that we regard
everything they say with unbelief. Familiarity with the
worst parts of human nature often leads us into a
disbelief in many good qualities which really exist
Make-belief Make"-be*lief`, n.
A feigning to believe; make believe. --J. H. Newman.
Misbelief Mis`be*lief", n.
Erroneous or false belief.
Ultimate beliefUltimate Ul"ti*mate, a. [LL. ultimatus last, extreme, fr. L.
ultimare to come to an end, fr. ultimus the farthest, last,
superl. from the same source as ulterior. See Ulterior, and
1. Farthest; most remote in space or time; extreme; last;
My harbor, and my ultimate repose. --Milton.
Many actions apt to procure fame are not conductive
to this our ultimate happiness. --Addison.
2. Last in a train of progression or consequences; tended
toward by all that precedes; arrived at, as the last
Those ultimate truths and those universal laws of
thought which we can not rationally contradict.
3. Incapable of further analysis; incapable of further
division or separation; constituent; elemental; as, an
ultimate constituent of matter.
Ultimate analysis (Chem.), organic analysis. See under
Ultimate belief. See under Belief.
Ultimate ratio (Math.), the limiting value of a ratio, or
that toward which a series tends, and which it does not
Syn: Final; conclusive. See Final.
Meaning of Belief from wikipedia
is the state
of mind in which
a person thinks something
to be the case with or without there being empirical evidence
data gained through
method. Notable paranormal beliefs include those
to the pseudosciences
- Basic beliefs
(also commonly called foundational beliefs
or core beliefs
) are, under
foundationalism, the axioms
of a belief...
- favor, and recall information
in a way that confirms
one's preexisting beliefs
or hypotheses. It is a type of cognitive
bias and a systematic error
- in the shaping
civilization. Early statements
of essential beliefs
were the Apostles Creed
grew out of Judaism...
, intents, desires, emotions, knowledge, etc.—to oneself, and to others, and to understand
, desires, intentions...
- folkloristics, folk belief
is a broad genre
of folklore. This category includes
a wide variety
of behaviors, expressions, and beliefs
of the nature
of knowledge, justification, and the rationality
. Much debate
in epistemology centers
on four areas: (1) the philosophical...
- Various theistic positions
can involve belief
in a God or "gods". They include: Henotheism, belief
in the supremacy
of one god without denying
- The health belief model
(HBM) is a psychological health behavior change model developed
health-related behaviors, particularly
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