Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who holds false beliefs; especially, one who holds false religious opinions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who believes wrongly; one who holds a false religion.

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  • noun Someone who holds an unauthorised belief; a heretic, an unbeliever.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church

Etymologies

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From misbelieve +‎ -er.

Examples

  • Such harassment stems, Mill writes, from "the notion that it is one man's duty that another should be religious ... a belief that God not only abominates the act of the misbeliever, but will not leave us guiltless if we leave him unmolested."

    Christopher Lane: The Striking History Of Britain's Sunday Law

  • “Thou art not courteous, misbeliever,” replied the

    The Talisman

  • He spoke of the unbelieving husband converted by the believing wife; and what do I know but that the traitor exhibited to the Saracen, accursed of God, the beauties of Edith Plantagenet, that the hound might judge if the princely Christian lady were fit to be admitted into the haram of a misbeliever?

    The Talisman

  • May 12th, 2006 at 7:50 am misbeliever.blogspot.com

    Firedoglake » Hey George, Get Out of My Underwear Drawer

  • It is a belief that God not only abominates the act of the misbeliever, but will not hold us guiltless if we leave him unmolested.

    On Liberty

  • South-Eastern Europe, a constituency, in which the clerical vote is said to be decisive, preferred, by an overwhelming majority, the candidate who most distinctly represented the bondage of Christian nations under the yoke of the misbeliever.

    The Contemporary Review, January 1883 Vol 43, No. 1

  • QUOTATION: You call me misbeliever, cut-throat dog,

    Quotations

  • They desire to put out the light of God with their mouths; but God will perfect His light, averse although the misbeliever be!

    Medina Suras. The Chapter of the Ranks.

  • It is a belief that God not only abominates the act of the misbeliever, but will not hold us guiltless if we leave him unmolested.

    Chapter IV. Of the Limits to the Authority of Society over the Individual

  • Though a man of sincere piety, who throughout his entire life remained firm in the faith of his fathers, he and his work were at once condemnned: he was suspended by the Catholic authorities as a misbeliever, denounced by Protestants as an infidel, and taunted by both as "a would-be corrector of the Holy Ghost."

    A History of the warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom

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