Belief and Notion


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Belief noun – An idea that is believed to be true or valid without positive knowledge.
Usage example: it's my belief that the sky is blue because our eyes perceive the color blue easily

Notion is a synonym for belief in opinion topic. In some cases you can use "Notion" instead a noun "Belief", when it comes to topics like conception, creed, thinking, putting regard in as true. popular alternative
Nearby Words: believing, believer
Synonyms for Belief


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Notion noun – An idea that is believed to be true or valid without positive knowledge.
Usage example: has this naive notion that most people are basically honest

Belief is a synonym for notion in opinion topic. You can use "Belief" instead a noun "Notion", if it concerns topics such as idea, conception, creed, thinking. popular alternative
Nearby Words: noted, notional, noting
Synonyms for Notion

How words are described

old old belief old notion
common common belief common notion
popular popular belief popular notion
actual actual belief actual notion
Other adjectives: collective, false, ancient, general, mistaken, misguided, strange, Christian, cultural, previous.

Both words in one sentence

  • As such, many fans of the character began promoting the notion/belief that Ronnie was a nerdy and all all-around good guy who simply fell in with the wrong crowd at work and not a rotten to the core corrupt cop whose soul was as black as the rest of the team.
  • Discontinuity / Video Games Similarly the Koopalings are not Bowser's kids but rather random Child Soldier minions but fans scoff at the notion, though admittedly the games themselves support the belief depending on the title.
  • Series / Haven This is a man whose entire belief system centers on the notion that if he doesn't do what he's supposed to something will go horribly wrong.
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