- (given name, female)
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- Mental acceptance of and confidence in a claim as truth without proof supporting the claim.
Etymology: From Middle English feith, from Old French feid, from Latin fides, faith, trust. Used in English since the 12th Century.
- I have faith in a just and loving God.
- (Christian theology) Belief and trust in the Christian God's promises revealed through Christ in the New Testament.
- "Faith is the assured expectation of things hoped for, the evident demonstration of realities though not beheld." (Hebrews 11:1)
- A feeling or belief, that something is true, real, or will happen.
- Have faith that the criminal justice system will avenge the murder.
- A trust in the intentions or abilities of a person or object.
- I have faith in the goodness of my fellow man.
- (countable) A system of religious belief.
- The Christian faith has been spread by proselytize, proselytizing.
- An obligation of loyalty or fidelity.
- The observance of such an obligation.
- He acted in good faith to restore broken diplomatic ties after defeating the incumbent.
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