have no faith

idiom

: to believe that (someone or something) does not deserve to be trusted
I have no faith in politicians.

Examples of have no faith in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many Palestinians in the West Bank have no faith that their government, the Palestinian Authority, will do anything concrete to address this crisis, both Ataya and Amani Zeita said. Jaclyn Diaz, NPR, 10 Apr. 2024 But many along the northern border have no faith in Netanyahu, who told Israelis for years that Hamas was contained in Gaza. Shira Rubin, Washington Post, 5 Jan. 2024 Others oppose the death penalty on principle, have no faith in the tribunal system, or have become resigned to the idea that, because the defendants were tortured by C.I.A., capital punishment is unlikely. Carol Rosenberg, New York Times, 6 Sep. 2023 But the surging popularity of run philosophy -- and the journeys taken to the US by Wang and others -- is an outright rejection of that narrative, which showsmany Chinese have no faith in Xi's promise to make China great again. Yong Xiong, Selina Wang and Nectar Gan, CNN, 17 Aug. 2022 People have no faith in democracy anymore. NBC News, 2 Jan. 2022 Many people and many strata are in fear and have no faith in the future. Katie Wadington, USA TODAY, 15 Aug. 2021 Olivas said the shelter's neighbors have no faith that the Human Services Campus adding beds will lessen the burden on neighborhoods. Jessica Boehm, The Arizona Republic, 27 May 2020

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“Have no faith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20no%20faith. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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