Associations to the word «Belief»


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

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.