miscreance

miscreance

[mis-kree-uhns]
noun
a misbelief or false religious faith.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French mescreance, equivalent to mes- mis-1 + creance < Vulgar Latin *crēdentia credence

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miscreance or miscreancy (ˈmɪskrɪəns)
 
n
archaic lack of religious belief or faith
 
miscreancy or miscreancy
 
n

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