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infidel

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Definition a negative term describing someone as not believing in the "right" religion or god
  • He described the Iraqi police as a tool in the hands of crusaders and infidels.
infidels = a negative term describing people as not believing in the "right" religion or god
  • The infidel enemy has been badly wounded at the hands of your brothers and is close to its demise...
    Mustafa Abu al-Yazid
  • They condemned a Saudi religious edict calling for the death of two writers and said religious scholars who branded other Muslims as infidels were "clerics of darkness, fooled through their arrogance and inflated by their status into thinking that they speak in the name of God."
  • He had never talked to them about God nor his belief, but they wanted to kill him as an infidel.
    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor  --  Crime And Punishment
  • He was reminded of the image of Santiago Matamoros, mounted on his white horse, with the infidels beneath his hooves.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • infidels = people who do not believe in the "right" religion or god
  • ...they worked their way forward through alien territory populated by infidels, where the Christian fighters felt they could afford to wreak havoc.
    Crusade - Wikipedia  --  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crusade (retrieved 05/20/06)
  • Nevertheless I know that I am, in spite of myself, exactly what the Christian would call, and, so far as I can see, is justified in calling, atheist and infidel.
    Agnosticism - Wikipedia  --  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnostic (retrieved 05/20/06)
  • ...looking with much reverence at one who had devoted his life to the overthrow of the infidel.
    Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan  --  The White Company
  • I am quite an Infidel about it, and shall never be converted.
    Dickens, Charles  --  David Copperfield
  • Does he know that you are as big an infidel as he?
    Hardy, Thomas  --  Tess of the d'Urbervilles - A Pure Woman
  • Some patriarchs wore awful turbans, but the grand mass of the infidel horde wore the fiery red skull-cap they call a fez.
    Twain, Mark  --  The Innocents Abroad
  • Elinor and I had marveled that an infidel of long ago should have owned such a wonderful amount of knowledge.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • Tremble lest in that case you should be numbered with those who have denied the faith, and are worse than infidels!
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Does he know that you are as big an infidel as he?
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d'Urbervilles
  • He confessed that much to me in extenuation of the shady part he had played in Sherif Ali's plot to do away with the infidel.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Lord Jim
  • His judgment on us for harboring an infidel and a Quaker.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • I am quite an Infidel about it, and shall never be converted.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • I mean, if we were to go on a Crusade, we should still be using force: we should be putting the Might into a channel against the infidels.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • He was a communist and a kafir This is what we do with infidels who commit crimes against Islam!
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Her family was torn between horror at their daughter working with infidels and delight at the money she brought home.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky

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