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

intransitive verb

: to hold a false or unorthodox belief

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misbelieve was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Misbelieve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misbelieve. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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