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. Phaedrus:

    There is danger in both belief and unbelief.

  2. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg:

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

  3. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg:

    With most people unbelief in one thing is founded upon blind belief in another.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

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

  5. Charles Lauller:

    Doubt asks the sincere questions, unbelief won’t hear the answers. Believe your beliefs, and doubt your doubts!

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