infidel definition

  • noun:
    • Offensive An unbeliever with regards to a certain religion, specifically Christianity or Islam.
    • person who does not have any spiritual values.
    • person who doubts or denies a specific doctrine, system, or concept.
    • A non-believer of a certain faith.
    • a person who does not rely on a specific principle.
    • One without spiritual values.
    • a person who will not rely on the prevailing religious trust; a heathen; a freethinker; -- used especially by Christians and Mohammedans.
    • An unbeliever; a disbeliever; one that denies the unique tenets of a certain faith.
    • especially A disbeliever in religion or divine revelation overall; specifically, person who denies or won't rely on the Christian religion while accepting no other; a person who rejects the determination associated with the Scriptures, and/or divine source and expert of Christianity as revealed when you look at the Bible.
    • In feudal legislation, person who violated fealty. Rapalje and Lawrence.
    • a person who will not acknowledge your god
  • adjective:
    • perhaps not keeping the faith; -- applied by Christians to one would you not have confidence in the motivation of the Scriptures, together with supernatural origin of Christianity; used by Mohammedans to mention to people who cannot believe in Islam.
  • others:
    • Without belief: unbelieving; disbelieving; especially, rejecting the distinctive doctrines of a specific faith, while maybe an adherent of another religion.
    • especially Rejecting the Christian faith while accepting no other; maybe not thinking within the Bible or any divine revelation: made use of especially of people belonging to Christian communities.
    • as a result of or manifesting unbelief.

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