What is the opposite of belief?

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Noun
Opposite of mental acceptance of a claim as true
“Until recently, hippotherapy has been met with skepticism from a medical community demanding hard science rather than anecdotal evidence.”
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Opposite of a religious conviction
“Numerous atheistic readers can suspend disbelief in religious premises when reading and enjoying religious poetry.”
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Opposite of faith or trust in the reality of something
“The incident had reinforced his doubt about Sala's ability to lead the disillusioned group out of mental lethargy.”
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Opposite of the act of postulating or something postulated
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Opposite of a view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge
“To my knowledge, there is only one place in his published writings where Berkeley responds directly to this challenge.”
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Opposite of opinion, judgment, or belief
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Opposite of a viewpoint or opinion
“Indeed, his refusal to cooperate provided additional evidence, if any were needed, of his cluelessness.”
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Opposite of a feeling or suspicion
“It is clear that your ignorance of your children's whereabouts stems from your obsession and commitment to work.”
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Opposite of a particular way of thinking, influenced by a person's profession or environment
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Opposite of a belief that one supports
“Your actions have a sense of purposelessness that I find difficult to swallow.”
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Opposite of strong belief in the doctrines of a religion, based on spiritual conviction rather than proof
“On the contrary, Gora believed that the denial of self was not present in his atheism.”
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Opposite of a group or sect holding a particular religious belief
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Opposite of an assertion, especially one maintained in argument
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Opposite of a rule used to determine one's choices
Noun
Opposite of a perception or judgment of a situation
“It was my misunderstanding that the shop would be open on a public holiday.”
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Opposite of an opinion
“I have complete and utter indifference on the matter.”
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Opposite of a rough calculation of the value, number, quantity, or extent of something
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Opposite of a fact or belief that is accepted as true
“It would be safe to assume that most consider the flat earth theory to be a falsehood.”
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Opposite of a state of being brave or confident in the face of a challenge
“The old warrior was filled with despondency after being battered and bruised.”
Noun
Opposite of ethics
Noun
Opposite of the theory, especially in ethics or aesthetics, that conceptions of truth and moral values are not absolute but are relative to the persons or groups holding them
Noun
Opposite of an individual rule as part of a system of law or religious doctrine
“Mr. Wizard was arrested for practicing wizardry, a crime worthy of certain damnation in most parts.”
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Opposite of a long-established custom or belief that has been passed on from one generation to another
“Any deviation from the dogmatic vision would inevitably result in major changes to religious practices.”
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Opposite of an approximate calculation or judgment of the value, number, quantity, or extent of something
“A higher down payment on the larger property allows you to finance the exact amount of mortgage loan you can afford.”
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Opposite of the act of understanding using one's intellect
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Opposite of a person's point of view or attitude towards something
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Opposite of the position or interests of one person or group, especially in opposition to others
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