someone who refuses to believe (as in a divinity)
Syn: ↑disbeliever, ↑unbeliever
Derivationally related forms: ↑disbelieve (for: ↑disbeliever)
Hypernyms: ↑nonreligious person
Hyponyms: ↑atheist, ↑irreligionist, ↑materialist

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  • nonbeliever — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nonbeliever — noun her family condemned her for marrying a nonbeliever Syn: unbeliever, disbeliever, skeptic, doubter, doubting Thomas, cynic, nihilist; atheist, agnostic, freethinker; infidel, pagan, heathen …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • nonbeliever — nonbelieving, adj. /non bi lee veuhr/, n. a person who lacks belief or faith, as in God, a religion, an idea, or an undertaking. [NON + BELIEVER] Syn. doubter, skeptic, questioner, cynic. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonbeliever — noun a person who does not believe; especially regarding religion. See Also: unbeliever …   Wiktionary

  • nonbeliever — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See unbeliever. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who habitually or instinctively doubts or questions: doubter, doubting Thomas, skeptic, unbeliever. See BELIEF …   English dictionary for students

  • nonbeliever — n. one who lacks religious faith …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonbeliever — n atheist, freethinker, minimifidian, agnostic, skeptic, nullifidian, unbeliever; doubter, disbeliever, questioner, cynic, doubting Thomas, Pyr rhonist; empiricist, materialist, phenomenalist; heretic, schismatic, backslider; infidel, pagan,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • nonbeliever — non·believer …   English syllables

  • nonbeliever — non•be•liev•er [[t]ˌnɒn bɪˈli vər[/t]] n. a person who lacks belief or faith, as in a religion, idea, or undertaking non be•liev′ing, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • nonbeliever — /nɒnbəˈlivə/ (say nonbuh leevuh) noun 1. someone who does not believe something. 2. someone who lacks faith in a divine being or a particular religion or philosophy …   Australian English dictionary

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