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mis·be·lief

 (mĭs′bĭ-lēf′)
n.
1. A wrong or faulty belief.
2. A heretical or unorthodox religious belief.

misbelief

(ˌmɪsbɪˈliːf)
n
a false or unorthodox belief

mis•be•lief

(ˌmɪs bɪˈlif)

n.
erroneous belief; false opinion.
[1200–1250]

Misbelief

 of painters; painters collectivelyBk. of St. Albans, 1486.
Translations

misbelief

nirrige Annahme; (Rel) → Irrglaube m
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