[ mis-bi-leev ]
/ ˌmɪs bɪˈliv /
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verb (used without object), mis·be·lieved, mis·be·liev·ing.
to believe wrongly; hold an erroneous belief.
verb (used with object), mis·be·lieved, mis·be·liev·ing.
to disbelieve; doubt.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
OTHER WORDS FROM misbelievemis·be·liev·er, nounmis·be·liev·ing·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH misbelievedisbelieve, misbelieve
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