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Definition of "misbelief" [mis•be•lief]

  • A wrong or faulty belief. (noun)
  • A heretical or unorthodox religious belief. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "misbelief" in a sentence
  • "As a quick diversion, let me mention a recent Behavior and Brain Sciences Journal issue dedicated to discussing "misbelief"."
  • "But there's something just deeply disturbing about the misinformation and if there's such a word, the misbelief out there."
  • "Our usual cognition of our ordinary bodies, then, is conceptual, despite our misbelief that we are actually “seeing” what our conceptual minds make appear."