When someone does not conform to your religious beliefs, this is an example of someone you might consider an infidel.
- a person who does not believe in a particular religion, esp. the prevailing religion; specif.,: now often a disparaging term, but still used descriptively as within historical contexts
- among Christians, a non-Christian
- among Muslims, a non-Muslim
- a person who holds no religious belief
- a person who does not accept some particular theory, belief, etc.
Origin of infidelMiddle English from Middle French infidèle from Classical Latin infidelis, unfaithful (in LL(Ec), unbelieving) from in-, in- + fidelis: see fidelity
- that is an infidel; unbelieving
- of infidels
- Often Offensive An unbeliever with respect to a particular religion, especially Christianity or Islam.
- One who has no religious beliefs.
- One who doubts or rejects a particular doctrine, system, or principle.
Origin of infidelMiddle English infidele from Old French from Latin īnfidēlis disloyal in- not ; see in- 1. fidēlis faithful ( from fidēs faith ; see bheidh- in Indo-European roots.)
- One who does not believe in a certain religion.
- The Imam said that all non-Muslims are considered to be infidels.
- One who does not believe in a certain principle.
- One with no religious beliefs.