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English noun: religious belief

1. religious belief (cognition) a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny


SamplesHe lost his faith but not his morality.


Synonymsfaith, religion


Broader (hypernym)belief, supernatural virtue, theological virtue


Narrower (hyponym)analogy, apophatism, Asian shamanism, Bahaism, Brahmanism, Brahminism, Buddhism, cataphatism, Christian religion, Christianity, cult, cult, cultus, doctrine of analogy, ecclesiasticism, heathenism, Hindooism, Hinduism, Hsuan Chiao, Jainism, Manichaeanism, Manichaeism, Mazdaism, Mithraicism, Mithraism, mysticism, nature worship, pagan religion, paganism, religious cult, religious mysticism, revealed religion, shamanism, shamanism, Shinto, Shintoism, Sikhism, Taoism, theism, Wicca, Zoroastrianism


Domain category membersaffirmation, Anglican, Beelzebub, believe, brother, Calvinist, Calvinistic, Calvinistical, catechismal, celibacy, censer, chastity, Christian, clean, cloister, conforming, conformist, conformist, Congregational, Congregationalist, consecration, demythologisation, demythologization, Devil, die, discalceate, discalced, Eastern Orthodox, Episcopal, Episcopalian, formalised, formalistic, formalized, free-thinking, Greek Orthodox, habit, Hades, Hell, impure, infernal region, Jewish-Orthodox, latitudinarian, latitudinarian, Lucifer, Lutheran, meditation, Methodist, misbelieve, Mormon, netherworld, noviciate, novitiate, numen, Old Nick, Orthodox, Orthodox, orthodoxy, persecution, Prince of Darkness, Protestant, reincarnate, revivalistic, Russian Orthodox, Satan, Scheol, sexual abstention, the Tempter, thurible, toleration, traditionalism, transmigrate, unclean, underworld, undogmatic, undogmatical, Unitarian, unshod, vigil, watch, Wesleyan, worship









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