misbeliever


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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.

misbeliever

(ˈmɪsbɪˈliːvə)
n
someone who accepts a false or unorthodox belief
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misbeliever - a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Churchmisbeliever - a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church
castaway, outcast, pariah, Ishmael - a person who is rejected (from society or home)
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You call me misbeliever, cut-throat dog, and spit on my Jewish Aberdeen.
Sarai, playing the Abramic role of anxious action, is the principal misbeliever here, while Abram, hardly standing as the exemplary "Master" of the household (18.
In The Merchant of Venice, Shylock is anguished at being considered as lowly as a dog: "You call me misbeliever, cut-throat dog, And spit upon my Jewish gaberdine," cries the moneylender.