Definition of nonbelief in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌnänbəˈlēf/


Lack of belief in something, especially religion: they defend freedom of belief and nonbelief
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  • Some might flourish within the comforts of a traditional religion, others with non-belief.
  • I rang round a number of religious groups to ask them if non-belief in God would be any barrier to attendance.
  • Paradoxically, there is a preacherly tone to his exhortations that, now more than ever, celebrate and justify secularism and non-belief.

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Syllabification: non·be·lief

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