unbeliever


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un·be·liev·er

 (ŭn′bĭ-lē′vər)
n.
One who lacks belief or faith, especially in a particular religion; a nonbeliever.

unbeliever

(ˌʌnbɪˈliːvə)
n
(Theology) a person who does not believe or withholds belief, esp in religious matters

un•be•liev•er

(ˌʌn bɪˈli vər)

n.
1. a person who does not believe.
[1520–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unbeliever - someone who refuses to believe (as in a divinity)unbeliever - someone who refuses to believe (as in a divinity)
nonreligious person - a person who does not manifest devotion to a deity
atheist - someone who denies the existence of god
irreligionist - someone who is indifferent or hostile to religion
materialist - someone who thinks that nothing exists but physical matter

unbeliever

noun atheist, sceptic, disbeliever, agnostic, infidel, doubting Thomas They come as unbelievers and go away with a new faith in life.

unbeliever

noun
One who habitually or instinctively doubts or questions:
Translations

unbeliever

[ˈʌnbɪˈliːvəʳ] Nno creyente mf

unbeliever

[ˌʌnbɪˈliːvər] nnon-croyant(e) m/f

unbeliever

nUngläubige(r) mf

unbeliever

[ˌʌnbɪˈliːvəʳ] nnon credente m/f

unbeliever

a. incrédulo-a, agnóstico.
References in classic literature ?
replied the Sheik of the Outfit, with that ready repartee which distinguishes the Unbeliever.
One of the things that Philip had heard definitely stated was that the unbeliever was a wicked and a vicious man; but Weeks, though he believed in hardly anything that Philip believed, led a life of Christian purity.
In his mind he revolved many thoughts, chief among which was that the unbeliever lied.
And were all this otherwise, wouldst thou have us show a worse conscience than an unbeliever, a Hebrew Jew?
But the uncompromising Evangelical did not even now hold that he would have been justified in giving his son, an unbeliever, the same academic advantages that he had given to the two others, when it was possible, if not probable, that those very advantages might have been used to decry the doctrines which he had made it his life's mission and desire to propagate, and the mission of his ordained sons likewise.
To Levin, as to any unbeliever who respects the beliefs of others, it was exceedingly disagreeable to be present at and take part in church ceremonies.
I have little liking for unbelievers, and none at all for a coward.
I meant to ask you before--many people are unbelievers nowadays, especially Russians, I have been told.
Thus, believers and unbelievers, the learned and the ignorant, alike had their eyes fixed on the doctor, and he became the lion of the day, without knowing that he carried such a mane.
If Moses, Cyrus, Theseus, and Romulus had been unarmed they could not have enforced their constitutions for long--as happened in our time to Fra Girolamo Savonarola, who was ruined with his new order of things immediately the multitude believed in him no longer, and he had no means of keeping steadfast those who believed or of making the unbelievers to believe.
It is only near you, unbelievers, that my trouble fades like a mist under the eye of day.
It was very edifying to see these unbelievers shake their heads and frown, and hear them hold forth strongly upon navigation: not that they knew anything about it, but that they always mistrusted the captain in calm weather, or when the wind was adverse.