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1. any cognitive content held as true
2. a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
his impression of her was favorable|what are your feelings about the crisis?|it strengthened my belief in his sincerity|I had a feeling that she was lying
3. Assent to a proposition or affirmation, or the acceptance of a fact, opinion, or assertion as real or true, without immediate personal knowledge; reliance upon word or testimony; partial or full assurance without positive knowledge or absolute certainty; persuasion; conviction; confidence; as, belief of a witness; the belief of our senses.