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Synonyms for misbeliever

a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church

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You call me misbeliever, cutthroat dog, You spet upon my Jewish gaberdine, And all for use of that which is mine own.
As the new chosen ones, English Protestants such as Milton consequently struggled with their relationship with the Jew and "oscillate[d] between identifying themselves with the ancient Israelite of the 'Old Testament' and regarding 'the Jew' as the quintessential misbeliever, Christianity's constitutive other" (21).
Shylock's enemies degrade him--"You call me misbeliever.
Impossible is a word found only in the dictionary of a fool, a misbeliever, or a craven.
These connotations may be seen in the lists of terms associated with the noun form of sectarian, "person who is narrow-minded" ("adherent, bigot, cohort, disciple, dissenter, dissident, dogmatist, extremist, fanatic, henchman/woman, heretic, maverick, misbeliever, nonconformist, partisan, radical, rebel, revolutionary, satellite, schismatic, separatist, supporter, true believer, zealot") and with the adjective form of sectarian, "narrow-minded, exclusive" ("bigoted, clannish, cliquish, dissident, doctrinaire, dogmatic, factional, fanatic, fanatical, hidebound, insular, limited, local, nonconforming, nonconformist, parochial, partisan, provincial, rigid, schismatic, skeptical, small-town, splinter").
Other such allegories of true being, we shall see, are "the Jew," the "Papist," the misbeliever, and the "false professor.
The previously mentioned inserted moment in the opening titles when Antonio spits on Shylock renders visually literal Shylock's later reminder to Antonio: "You call me misbeliever, cut-throat dog,/And spet upon my Jewish gaberdine, / And all for use of that which is mine own" (1.
They are persecuted as unorthodox, banished as misbelievers and sacrificed as heretics.