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1. A wrong or faulty belief.
2. A heretical or unorthodox religious belief.
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a false or unorthodox belief
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(ˌmɪs bɪˈlif)

erroneous belief; false opinion.
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The synod committee, after also studying Pitsillides' views,had said it found misbeliefs, intentional misrepresentation, ambiguous interpretations and derisive references on many issues, such as abortion, confession, communion, homosexuality and others.
There is always an objective reality out there, but unfortunately, we view it through the spectacles of our misbeliefs, stigmatic attitudes and self-asserted valAues.
One of the common misbeliefs is people think they can't be nice to a person of another gender for fear of crossing some nonexistent line.
During the education process, the patient is informed about the syndrome and treatment options, the misbeliefs and misleading information about the disease are corrected, and it is clarified that the disease is not life-threatening.
In recent times, minorities have been subjugated to negative images, violence, and misbeliefs. However, Bizarre Man proves that black art is still alive and well, as urban youth can see positive reinforcements of themselves on the big screen.
Various misbeliefs regarding the different genres music aside, I think that the choice of one's music can say a lot about their personalities.
Contraceptive knowledge, beliefs and attitudes in rural malawi: Misinformation, Misbeliefs and Misperceptions.
She described her own experience of encountering new kinds of superstitions and misbeliefs regarding contraception in Urban educated population that were unheard of a few years ago.
internal-LOC) parents are likely to be more susceptible to such misbeliefs. Internal-LOC individuals are likely to engage in a more active search for information to prepare for current and future events.