1A wrong or false belief or opinion: the misbelief that alcohol problems require a specialist response
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- A new project should help dispel commonly held misbeliefs about Aboriginal Australians.
- They have to denounce their previous misbeliefs about the state, learn to love conformity and hate dissent.
- These misbeliefs are commonly associated with schizophrenia, but they can also occur in people with brain injuries, Huntington's and Parkinson's disease and dementia.
1.1 less common term for disbelief.
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- Extremely clever volumes all, they are calculated to cause discomfort among unbelievers and misbelievers of all educational levels.
- And all these misbelievers, these small professors of free-thinking, are usually grossly ignorant and stupid, and without exception, the most abandoned and vicious people of the place.
- Let us add that faith does not reason: which does not mean, as so many misbelievers feign, that faith is fulfilled by blindness or ignorance of the objects of its veneration.
Pronunciation: /-bəlēvər, -bē-/noun