from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who lacks belief or faith, especially in a particular religion; a nonbeliever.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An incredulous person; one who does not believe.
  • noun One who discredits Christian revelation, or the mission, character, and doctrines of Christ.
  • noun One who does not believe in or hold any given religion.
  • noun Synonyms Skeptic, Disbeliever, etc. See infidel.

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

  • noun One who does not believe; an incredulous person; a doubter; a skeptic.
  • noun A disbeliever; especially, one who does not believe that the Bible is a divine revelation, and holds that Christ was neither a divine nor a supernatural person; an infidel; a freethinker.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who does not believe, particularly in a deity (used by believers to describe other people)

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

  • noun someone who refuses to believe (as in a divinity)


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