misbelieve

verb
mis·​be·​lieve | \ ˌmis-bə-ˈlēv How to pronounce misbelieve (audio) \
misbelieved; misbelieving; misbelieves

Definition of misbelieve

intransitive verb

obsolete
: to hold a false or unorthodox belief

First Known Use of misbelieve

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Misbelieve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misbelieve. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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