faith[ feyth ]SEE DEFINITION OF faith
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One might have been a model for the seraphs of Christian faith, the other an Olympian deity.
The city-pent, as we have intimated, must take this season largely on faith.
And he was both to batter it down, for he still had the gambler's faith in his luck.
Yet in the Protectionist dispensation, this has become an article of faith.
Have faith in me for a week, mother, and see if I don't earn something in that time.
"I wish I had your faith in people, Grace," said Emma sincerely.
In one blinding rush he sensed the strength and the faith of Allister.
"Perhaps your faith in the ideal is deeper than you are aware," said my friend.
For this we muster the spirit of America, and the faith of America.
The enemies of this faith know no god but force, no devotion but its use.
mid-13c., "duty of fulfilling one's trust," from Old French feid, foi "faith, belief, trust, confidence, pledge," from Latin fides "trust, faith, confidence, reliance, credence, belief," from root of fidere "to trust," from PIE root *bheidh- (cf. Greek pistis; see bid). For sense evolution, see belief. Theological sense is from late 14c.; religions called faiths since c.1300.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FAITH
- all sewn up
- open and shut case
- rain or shine
- sure bet
- sure thing