English noun: belief
|1.||belief (cognition) any cognitive content held as true|
|Broader (hypernym)||cognitive content, content, mental object|
|Narrower (hyponym)||article of faith, autotelism, conviction, doctrine, expectation, faith, faith, fetichism, fetishism, geneticism, individualism, ism, meliorism, opinion, opinion, originalism, outlook, pacificism, pacifism, persuasion, philosophical system, philosophy, philosophy, popular opinion, prospect, public opinion, religion, religious belief, revolutionism, sacerdotalism, school of thought, sentiment, spiritual being, spiritual domain, spiritual world, spiritualism, strong belief, suffragism, supernatural being, supernaturalism, superstition, superstitious notion, supremacism, theory, theosophism, thought, thought, totemism, tribalism, trust, unseen, values, vampirism, view, vox populi|
|2.||belief (cognition) a vague idea in which some confidence is placed|
|Samples||His impression of her was favorable.|
What are your feelings about the crisis?.
It strengthened my belief in his sincerity.
I had a feeling that she was lying.
|Synonyms||feeling, impression, notion, opinion|
|Broader (hypernym)||idea, thought|
|Narrower (hyponym)||effect, first blush, hunch, intuition, presence, suspicion|