Associations to the word «Belief»

Wiktionary

BELIEF, noun. Mental acceptance of a claim as likely true.
BELIEF, noun. Faith or trust in the reality of something; often based upon one's own reasoning, trust in a claim, desire of actuality, and/or evidence considered.
BELIEF, noun. (countable) Something believed.
BELIEF, noun. (uncountable) The quality or state of believing.
BELIEF, noun. (uncountable) Religious faith.
BELIEF, noun. (in the plural) One's religious or moral convictions.
BELIEF SYSTEM, noun. A system of beliefs.
BELIEF SYSTEMS, noun. Plural of belief system

Dictionary definition

BELIEF, noun. Any cognitive content held as true.
BELIEF, noun. A vague idea in which some confidence is placed; "his impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying".

Wise words

All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
Ernest Hemingway