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- v. Present participle of believe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. That believes; having belief.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having faith; ready or disposed to believe or to exercise faith.
- Of the number of those who are disciples.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the cognitive process that leads to convictions
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The day of our believing is the day of our espousals to the Lord Jesus.
The proper object of this believing is a divine revelation.
Thank you Rajeev in believing and helping so many people that knocked on your door.
Alan Greenspan recently admitted that he had made a “mistake” in believing that banks, operating in their own self-interest, would never create such a poisonous economy that they would themselves collapse.
Kudos to the founders for sticking to the vision, the team for executing it so well and most importantly to their investors in believing the story.
Maybe I'm old-fashioned in believing that stories, even short ones, ought to have character progression.
The evidence you offer to show that these are not actually fallacies is the mere fact that many people persist in believing them, which is not at all contradictory to Caplan's theory.
It's just that, on some topics, many people are not really interested in believing the truth.
Are they justified in believing that they are writing non-fiction?
Mr. Walsch now says he made a mistake in believing the story was something that had actually come from his personal experience.
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