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And contrary to popular belief, polygamy was not an exclusively Mormon concept.

His father cheered, his mother wept, and the world saw that contrary to popular belief, Palestinians are not savages.

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to have a license and insurance to have a car; just to drive it on public roads.

Even so, contrary to popular belief, most Greeks—around 80 percent—want to keep the euro.

But contrary to popular belief, the pill was not solely responsible for the sexual revolution.

It is doubtful whether statistics would be found to support the popular belief.

The Jews could not have lived in Egypt four hundred years without being influenced by the popular belief.

Dr. Garrison noted also the popular belief that heaves or asthma did not exist in horses on the prairies where this plant grew.

According to the popular belief, he still 'drees his weird' in Fairyland, and is one day expected to revisit earth.

Is there an indication that the tribal leaders have risen above the popular belief in such a being?


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to popular belief, such as: climate of opinion, community sentiment, consensus gentium, conventional wisdom, general belief, and group pressure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.