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misbelieve

[ mis-bi-leev ]
/ 藢m瑟s b瑟藞liv /
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verb (used without object), mis路be路lieved, mis路be路liev路ing.
to believe wrongly; hold an erroneous belief.
verb (used with object), mis路be路lieved, mis路be路liev路ing.
to disbelieve; doubt.
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Origin of misbelieve

Middle English word dating back to 1250鈥1300; see origin at mis-1, believe

OTHER WORDS FROM misbelieve

mis路be路liev路er, nounmis路be路liev路ing路ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH misbelieve

disbelieve, misbelieve
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