Misbelievers - definition of misbelievers by The Free Dictionary
misbelief (redirected from misbelievers)
1. A wrong or faulty belief.
2. A heretical or unorthodox religious belief.
a false or unorthodox belief
mis•be•lief (ˌmɪs bɪˈlif)
erroneous belief; false opinion.
Misbelief of painters; painters collectively—Bk. of St. Albans, 1486.
References in classic literature
said the Grand Master; ``I touch not misbelievers
, save with the sword.
I touch not misbelievers
, save with the--betting-book.
Consider Mayor's discussion of the First Crusade: "What was decisive was their [weapons and tactics] sacralization and their use by warriors serving a holy cause and prone or authorized to view their enemies as less-than-human misbelievers
deserving of depersonalized killing.
The pro-Catholic bent of this plaint not only buries the horrible immorality of Conde's murderers, it enjoins other noblewomen to lament the troubles perpetuated by Protestantism and ends by begging God to aid the kin g in vanquishing the misbelievers