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Another word for belief

NOUN

  1. Absolute certainty in the trustworthiness of another

    See also:

    belief

  2. Mental acceptance of the truth or actuality of something

    See also:

    opinion

  3. Something believed or accepted as true by a person

    See also:

    opinion

Synonym Study

  • Credence suggests mere mental acceptance of something that may have no solid basis in fact See also syn. study at opinion.
  • Confidence also suggests such assurance, esp. when based on reason or evidence
  • Trust implies assurance, often apparently intuitive, in the reliability of someone or something
  • Faith implies complete, unquestioning acceptance of something, esp. something not supported by reason, even in the absence of proof
  • Belief , the term of broadest application in this comparison, implies mental acceptance of something as true, even though absolute certainty may be absent