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EtymologyEdit

First attested 1460, from Middle French infidèle, from Latin īnfidēlis (unfaithful), from in- (not) + fidēlis (faithful). See fidelity.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪn.fə.dl̩/, /ˈɪn.fə.ˌdɛl/

NounEdit

infidel (plural infidels)

  1. (now usually derogatory) One who does not believe in a certain religion.
    • Vicesimus Knox
      The infidel writer is a great enemy to society.
    • 2005, George W. Braswell, Islam and America: Answers to the 31 Most-asked Questions (page 33)
      Some Muslims are taught that non-Muslims are infidels and are to be shunned.
  2. (now usually derogatory) One who does not believe in a certain principle.
  3. (now usually derogatory) One with no religious beliefs.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin īnfidēlis (unfaithful).

AdjectiveEdit

infidel (masculine and feminine plural infidels)

  1. unfaithful

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infidel m, f (plural infidels)

  1. infidel