misbeliever

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From misbelieve +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

misbeliever (plural misbelievers)

  1. Someone who holds an unauthorised belief; a heretic, an unbeliever.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.12:
      We are placed in the country [...] where we feare the menaces wherewith she threatneth all mis-beleevers, or follow her promises.