Noun: faith

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A strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny • he lost his faith but not his morality

=belief, religion, religious belief

Complete confidence in a person or plan etc • he cherished the faith of a good woman

=trust

An institution to express belief in a divine power • a member of his own faith contradicted him

=organized religion, religion

Loyalty or allegiance to a cause or a person • keep the faith • they broke faith with their investors

Derived

Noun: faithful

Adjective: faithful, faithless

This definition is from WordWeb


Common usage

faith(1)
Also used by religious leaders to refer to an unsubstantiated claim with no basis on logic or intuition.

faith(2)
Also used by religious leaders to refer to claim with basis  intuition alone.

faith(2)
Also used by religious leaders to refer to claim with basis religious text, some logic and intuition but not fully supported by evidence or observation.

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Posted 3 years ago | Edited 3 years ago