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mis·be·lieve

 (mĭs′bĭ-lēv′)
intr.v. mis·be·lieved, mis·be·liev·ing, mis·be·lieves
v.intr.
Archaic To hold a false or erroneous belief or opinion, especially in religious matters.
v.tr.
1. Archaic To believe falsely or erroneously in (a doctrine or opinion, for example).
2. To refuse to believe; disbelieve.

mis′be·liev′er n.

misbelieve

(ˌmɪsbɪˈliːv)
vb
to suppose wrongly that something is the case
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misbelieve - hold a false or unorthodox beliefmisbelieve - hold a false or unorthodox belief  
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
believe - follow a credo; have a faith; be a believer; "When you hear his sermons, you will be able to believe, too"
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The years would pass and he would always mistrust her smile, suspect her eyes; he would always misbelieve her voice, he would never have faith in her silence.
Self-medication is very common in Asian countries and influenced by many factors such as education, gender, socio-economic status, feeling of sympathy toward family members in sickness, lack of time in seeking health care, availability and accessibility of health services, affordability of health services, ignorance, misbelieves, extensive advertisement and availability of drugs in other than drug shops are responsible for growing trend of self-medication.
Self-medication is very common in India and influenced by many factors such as education, gender, socio-economic status, feeling of sympathy toward family members in sickness, lack of time in seeking health care, availability and accessibility of health services, affordability of health services, ignorance, misbelieves, extensive advertisement and availability of drugs in other than drug shops are responsible for growing trend of self-medication.
Results of the present study are in line with studies done elsewhere, which showed that parents had misbelieves and lack of knowledge regarding tooth eruption.