BELIEF in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of BELIEF
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belief
 n.  feeling of being certain that something exists or is true
Classic Sentence: (126 in 9 pages)
1  Atlanta considered him the root of all strength and all wisdom and it was not strange that he had absorbed something of their belief.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  Her own life was so pleasant, so sheltered, so wrapped about with people who loved her, so full of kindness that what Mammy told her was almost beyond comprehension or belief.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
3  And complete understanding, because he, like her, saw truth as truth, unobstructed by impractical notions of honor, sacrifice, or high belief in human nature.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXII
4  She saw there was belief in his eyes but little interest.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
5  His understanding of Lily helped to confirm her own belief in her friend.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
6  Some women are strong enough to be good by themselves, but I needed the help of your belief in me.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
7  Though I do stick firmly to the belief in the fatherhood of God and the brotherhood of man and the leadership of Jesus.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
8  She caught herself criticizing his belief that, since his joke about trying to keep her out of the poorhouse had once been accepted as admirable humor, it should continue to be his daily bon mot.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  One enchanted hour when she returned to youth and a belief in the possibility of beauty.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
10  Vida Sherwin had given her a letter to an earnest woman with eye-glasses, plaid silk waist, and a belief in Bible Classes, who introduced her to the Pastor and the Nicer Members of Tincomb.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
11  Krajiek encouraged them in the belief that in Black Hawk they would somehow be mysteriously separated from their money.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
12  Perhaps Russian Peter, come from farther away than any of us, had brought from his land, too, some such belief.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
13  Nina interpreted the stories about the creche fancifully, and in spite of our derision she cherished a belief that Christ was born in Bohemia a short time before the Shimerdas left that country.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VI
14  The daughters of Black Hawk merchants had a confident, unenquiring belief that they were 'refined,' and that the country girls, who 'worked out,' were not.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
15  But Charley Harling and I had a strong belief that he had been along this very river.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
Example Sentence: (60 in 5 pages)
16  His philosophical writings are imbued with religious belief.
17  His religious belief was always hedged with doubt.
18  Contrary to popular belief, Soviet economic sources provided rich picking for the researcher, as long as the right subject was chosen.
19  They seem to equate intelligent belief with credulity.
20  He cannot see that the power of religion, especially belief in revelation, is weaker today than it was in any other epoch in human history.
21  To those who upheld the belief that the earth did not move, Galileo's theory that the earth circled the sun was disturbingly heterodox.
22  There is a certain penchant in true believers to ignore input which conflicts and contradicts that belief.
23  On the contrary I think your speculation is a classic example of bending the evidence to support a religious belief.
24  The investigation into Kerim Chatty will continue but prosecutors said the belief that he was trying to hijack the plane is now not so strong.
25  They are discussing a belief that the universe is a mechanical contrivance.
26  Socialist reformism is the belief that gradual democratic changes in a society can change a society's fundamental economic relations and political structures.
27  His belief that the forces fighting evil in the world can be victorious was a hard-won belief in his time.
28  ‚ÄúThis is a complete capitulation. The pressure and belief that the European Central Bank will launch a bond buying program in the coming week - further devaluing its currency - has been enough to make the Swiss National Bank step out of the way," he said.
29  An article based on the interview can be found here, which focuses on Mr Lewman's belief that cyberspies in the US and UK are leaking his team information, frustrating their colleagues' efforts to compromise Tor's special browser software.
30  Archbishop Hunt-hausen also vocalized his beliefs that women and homosexuals should be more active in the church.