an article of faith

Definition of an article of faith

  1. :  something that is believed without being questioned or doubted <For many it is an article of faith that the economy will begin to improve soon.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a distinct often numbered section of a writing

    :  a separate clause

    :  a stipulation in a document (such as a contract or a creed)

  1. :  to bind by articles (as of apprenticeship) (see 1article 1c)

  1. :  allegiance to duty or a person :  loyalty

    :  fidelity to one's promises

    :  sincerity of intentions

  1. :  believe, trust

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