What does unbelief mean?

Definitions for unbeliefˌʌn bɪˈlif

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unbelief.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unbelief, disbelief(noun)

    a rejection of belief


  1. unbelief(Noun)

    A lack (or rejection) of belief, especially religious belief

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unbelief(noun)

    the withholding of belief; doubt; incredulity; skepticism

  2. Unbelief(noun)

    disbelief; especially, disbelief of divine revelation, or in a divine providence or scheme of redemption

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unbelief

    un-bē-lēf′, n. want of belief: disbelief, esp. in divine revelation.—n. Unbelievabil′ity, incapability of being believed.—adjs. Unbeliev′able; Unbelieved′.—n. Unbeliev′er, one who does not believe, esp. in divine revelation: an incredulous person.—adj. Unbeliev′ing, not believing, esp. divine revelation.—adv. Unbeliev′ingly, in an unbelieving manner.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unbelief in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unbelief in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg:

    With most men, unbelief in one thing springs from blind belief in another.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul unbelief, in denying them.

  3. Johann von Goethe:

    The beginning of faith is the beginning of fruitfulness but the beginning of unbelief, however glittering, is empty.

  4. Ellen G. White:

    Talk unbelief, and you will have unbelief; but talk faith, and you will have faith. According to the seed sown will be the harvest.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    If you can not find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it Dogen Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul unbelief, denying them.

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