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intr.v. mis·be·lieved, mis·be·liev·ing, mis·be·lieves
Archaic To hold a false or erroneous belief or opinion, especially in religious matters.
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.


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.
Moreover, teachers can confront the students' misbelieves by providing them with complete and accurate information regarding the course goals.
Contrary to our misbelieves, they clean our world (which we creatively pollute) as they hunt insects and pests when they are asleep at night and when they cannot see the bats which are highly energetic and can see at night.