* feith, feithe, fayth, faythe, faithe (obsolete)
A feeling, conviction, or belief that something is true or real, not contingent upon reason or justification.
- Have faith that the criminal justice system will avenge the murder.
- I have faith that my prayers will be answered.
A religious belief system.
- I have faith in the healing power of crystals.
An obligation of loyalty or fidelity and the observance of such an obligation.
- The Christian faith .
A trust or confidence in the intentions or abilities of a person, object, or ideal.
- He acted in good faith to restore broken diplomatic ties after defeating the incumbent.
(obsolete) Credibility or truth.
- I have faith in the goodness of my fellow man.
- the faith of the foregoing narrative
* belief, confidence, trust,ignorance, arrogance, conviction
* (system of religious belief) religion
* (religious belief system) Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Wicca, Eckankar, , Zoroastrianism, New Age, Unitarian Universalism, Jainism, Shinto, LaVeyan Satanism, Scientology, Taoism, Yoruba, Druidry, paganism, Juche, Cao Dai, Confucianism, Spiritism, humanism, Rastafarianism, Tenrikyo
* Attic faith
* bad faith
* in faith
* Punic faith
The quality or state of being spiritual.
- A pleasure made for the soul, suitable to its spirituality . — South.
- If this light be not spiritual, yet it approacheth nearest to spirituality . — Sir Walter Raleigh.
Concern for that which is unseen and intangible, as opposed to physical or mundane.
Appreciation for religious values.
(obsolete) That which belongs to the church, or to a person as an ecclesiastic, or to religion, as distinct from temporalities.
- Much of our spirituality and comfort in public worship depends on the state of mind in which we come. — Bickersteth.
(obsolete) An ecclesiastical body; the whole body of the clergy, as distinct from, or opposed to, the temporality.
- During the vacancy of a see, the archbishop is guardian of the spiritualities thereof. — Blackstone.
- Five entire subsidies were granted to the king by the spirituality . — Fuller.