Religion.Often Disparaging and Offensive. a person who does not accept a particular faith, especially Christianity or Islam.
a person who has no religious faith; unbeliever.
(loosely) a person who disbelieves or doubts a particular theory, belief, creed, etc.; skeptic: When it came to ghosts, he was a self-confessed infidel.
Often Disparaging and Offensive. not accepting a particular faith, especially Christianity or Islam.
without religious faith.
Also in·fi·del·ic [in-fi-del-ik]. /ˌɪn fɪˈdɛl ɪk/. of, relating to, or characteristic of unbelievers.
relating to or showing unbelief: Our infidel ideas about artificial intelligence make us pariahs in the academic community.
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How to use infidel in a sentence
They also frequented online chat rooms where fellow Islamic zealots teed off with venomous rants about their hate for infidels.
Their sentence is one; they are both infidels, both enemies.
Father, I am going to Paradise by slaughtering infidels with a suicide bomb on my body.Up to a Point: Shrugging Our Way Back to War in Iraq | P. J. O’Rourke | August 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Democrats and independents who oppose their dogma are infidels.The Tea Party Isn’t a Political Movement, It’s a Religious One | Jack Schwartz | July 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I detected some mockery, the mockery of infidels, but I did not care.
Of course, high-toned infidels do not consider themselves as debased as the natives of India.
Another favorite theory among infidels, is that of Buffon, the vain-glorious French philosopher.
In other words, the fire-mist made itself, then the paving stones and the infidels afterwards.
The religion they preached was not adapted to please sensual men; even infidels admit that they preached a pure morality.
Were they come to that part of the service where heretics and infidels ought to quit the church?Little Travels and Roadside Sketches | William Makepeace Thackeray
British Dictionary definitions for infidel
a person who has no religious belief; unbeliever
rejecting a specific religion, esp Christianity or Islam
of, characteristic of, or relating to unbelievers or unbelief
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