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miscreance

[mis-kree-uh ns] /ˈmɪs kri əns/
noun
1.
a misbelief or false religious faith.
Origin of miscreance
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Middle French mescreance, equivalent to mes- mis-1 + creance < Vulgar Latin *crēdentia credence
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  • But at present the Crescent was master of the Cross; and beyond the Pyrenees all was slavery and ‘miscreance.’

    The Roman and the Teuton Charles Kingsley
British Dictionary definitions for miscreance

miscreance

/ˈmɪskrɪəns/
noun
1.
(archaic) lack of religious belief or faith
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