misbeliever

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n misbeliever a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Misbeliever One who believes wrongly; one who holds a false religion.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n misbeliever One who holds false beliefs; especially, one who holds false religious opinions.
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Usage

In literature:

And he entereth into the castle, where he findeth within great plenty of folk that all were misbelievers and of feeble belief.
"High History of the Holy Graal" by Unknown
Averroes himself was accused of having been first a Mussulman, then a Christian, then a Jew, and finally a misbeliever.
"History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science" by John William Draper
And the other way betokeneth the way of sinners and of misbelievers.
"Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume II (of II)" by Thomas Malory
Death and fire on the head of the misbelieving wretch!
"Margery [Gred], Complete A Tale Of Old Nuremberg" by Georg Ebers
Yea, misbeliever as thou art, it is thine to vindicate thyself from blasphemy against the God thou shouldst adore.
"Leila, Complete The Siege of Granada" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
And the other way betokeneth the way of sinners and of misbelievers.
"Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)" by Jean Froissart, Thomas Malory, Raphael Holinshed
Some people miss it, and misbelieve I was ever married.
"Unleavened Bread" by Robert Grant
Yes, true believers, you may believe, that he is going to beget a race of misbelievers.
"The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18)" by John Dryden
Barber," eying him not without emotion, "you appear to me not so much a misbeliever, as a man misled.
"The Confidence-Man" by Herman Melville
And the other way betokeneth the way of sinners and of misbelievers.
"Stories of King Arthur and His Knights" by U. Waldo Cutler
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In poetry:

Eve. Ah, misbelieving Adam,
Be now a kind receiver
Of this delightful fruit!
Hasten, now hasten to extend thy hand
To press this banquet of beatitude!
"Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 3." by William Cowper
"Nest of Lutheran misbelievers!"
Cried Duke Alva as he gazed;
"Haunt of traitors and deceivers,
Stronghold of insurgent weavers,
Let it to the ground be razed!"
"The Emperor's Glove. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow