belief

[ bih-leef ]SEE DEFINITION OF belief

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BELIEF

They laid Paralus upon a couch, with the belief that he slept to wake no more.

She had a belief that her father's house was nicer than other people's houses.

So we voice our hope and our belief that we can help to heal this divided world.

In Hal Dozier there was a belief that the end justified the means.

The less you understood the more credit your belief became to you.

"I am inclined to the belief that nature is the best preacher," Ashton remarked.

This feeling was intensified by the belief that Swift, as a clergyman, was insincere.

It has been determined, however, that this belief has no foundation.

Browning jeered at this belief, to be in turn contradicted by Swinburne.

Some critics, and among them Dr. Brandes, place it later, and they have some reason for their belief.

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