unbeliever

[ uhn-bi-lee-ver ]
/ ˌʌn bɪˈli vər /

noun

a person who does not believe.
a person who does not accept any, or some particular, religious belief.

Nearby words

  1. unbeknown,
  2. unbeknownst,
  3. unbelief,
  4. unbelievable,
  5. unbelievably,
  6. unbelieving,
  7. unbelt,
  8. unbend,
  9. unbending,
  10. unbent

Origin of unbeliever

1520–30; un-1 + believer

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British Dictionary definitions for unbeliever

unbeliever

/ (ˌʌnbɪˈliːvə) /

noun

a person who does not believe or withholds belief, esp in religious matters
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Word Origin and History for unbeliever

unbeliever

n.

1520s, agent noun from unbelief.

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