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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From πείθω (peíthō, I persuade) +‎ -σῐς (-sis).

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NounEdit

πῐ́στῐς (pístisf (genitive πῐ́στεως or πῐ́στῐος); third declension

  1. trust in others, faith
  2. belief in a higher power, faith
  3. the state of being persuaded of something: belief, confidence, assurance
  4. trust in a commercial sense: credit
  5. faithfulness, honesty, trustworthiness, fidelity
  6. that which gives assurance: treaty, oath, guarantee
  7. means of persuasion: argument, proof
  8. that which is entrusted

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