Thesaurus

faith

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of faith

  1. 1 belief and trust in and loyalty to God a people who are known for their strong and steadfast faith Synonyms of faith devotion, piety, religion Words Related to faith devoutness, piousness, religiousness; adoration, reverence, veneration, worship; profession, protestation Near Antonyms of faith disbelief, doubt, unbelief, unfaith; agnosticism, know-nothingism; apostasy, lapse, tergiversation Antonyms of faith atheism, godlessness

  2. 2 a body of beliefs and practices regarding the supernatural and the worship of one or more deities the city of Jerusalem is sacred to three faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism Synonyms of faith credo, creed, cult, religion, persuasionWords Related to faith church, communion, denomination, sect; doctrine, dogma, theology; deism, heathenism, monotheism, paganism, pantheism, polytheism, theismNear Antonyms of faith agnosticism, know-nothingism; atheism, godlessness, nonbelief, secularism, unbelief

  3. 3 adherence to something to which one is bound by a pledge or duty after they had to declare bankruptcy, the family found out how much faith their friends had Synonyms of faith adhesion, allegiance, attachment, commitment, constancy, dedication, devotedness, devotion, fidelity, faithfulness, fastness, fealty, loyalty, piety, steadfastness, trothWords Related to faith affection, fondness; determination, firmness, resolution; dependability, reliability, trustability, trustiness, trustworthinessNear Antonyms of faith alienation, disaffection, estrangement, separationAntonyms of faith disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, inconstancy, infidelity, perfidiousness, perfidy, treachery, unfaithfulness

  4. 4 firm belief in the integrity, ability, effectiveness, or genuineness of someone or something never having had much faith in banks, the old miser kept his money under the mattress Synonyms of faith confidence, credence, trust, stockWords Related to faith acceptance, assurance, assuredness, certainty, certitude, conviction, positiveness, sureness, surety; credit, dependence (also dependance), hope, relianceNear Antonyms of faith disbelief, incredulity, unbelief; distrustfulness, doubt, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, misdoubt, misgiving, mistrustfulness, nonconfidence, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainness, uncertainty; disenchantment, disillusion, disillusionmentAntonyms of faith distrust, mistrust

  5. 5 mental conviction of the truth of some statement or the reality of some being or phenomenon she has complete faith that the universe is controlled by a benevolent Supreme Being with a master plan Synonyms of faith credence, credit, beliefWords Related to faith axiom, law, precept, principle, tenet; assurance, certainty, certitude, conviction, positiveness, sureness; confidence, dependence (also dependance), reliance, trust; hope; doctrine, dogma, philosophy; dogmatism, fanaticism, insistenceNear Antonyms of faith distrust, mistrust, skepticism, suspicion, uncertaintyAntonyms of faith disbelief, discredit, doubt, nonbelief, unbelief

Synonym Discussion of faith

belief, faith, credence, credit mean assent to the truth of something offered for acceptance. belief may or may not imply certitude in the believer.
    • my belief that I had caught all the errors
faith almost always implies certitude even where there is no evidence or proof.
    • an unshakable faith in God
credence suggests intellectual assent without implying anything about grounds for assent.
    • a theory now given credence by scientists
credit may imply assent on grounds other than direct proof.
    • gave full credit to the statement of a reputable witness


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