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Definition: Ultimate belief
, a. [LL. ultimatus last, extreme, fr. L.
ultimare to come to an end, fr. ultimus the farthest, last,
superl. from the same source as ulterior. See Ulterior
1. Farthest; most remote in space or time; extreme; last;
My harbor, and my ultimate repose. --Milton.
Many actions apt to procure fame are not conductive
to this our ultimate happiness. --Addison.
2. Last in a train of progression or consequences; tended
toward by all that precedes; arrived at, as the last
Those ultimate truths and those universal laws of
thought which we can not rationally contradict.
3. Incapable of further analysis; incapable of further
division or separation; constituent; elemental; as, an
ultimate constituent of matter.
(Chem.), organic analysis. See under
. See under Belief
(Math.), the limiting value of a ratio, or
that toward which a series tends, and which it does not
Syn: Final; conclusive. See Final
, n. [OE. bileafe, bileve; cf. AS. gele['a]fa.
1. Assent to a proposition or affirmation, or the acceptance
of a fact, opinion, or assertion as real or true, without
immediate personal knowledge; reliance upon word or
testimony; partial or full assurance without positive
knowledge or absolute certainty; persuasion; conviction;
confidence; as, belief of a witness; the belief of our
Belief admits of all degrees, from the slightest
suspicion to the fullest assurance. --Reid.
2. (Theol.) A persuasion of the truths of religion; faith.
No man can attain [to] belief by the bare
contemplation of heaven and earth. --Hooker.
3. The thing believed; the object of belief.
Superstitious prophecies are not only the belief of
fools, but the talk sometimes of wise men. --Bacon.
4. A tenet, or the body of tenets, held by the advocates of
any class of views; doctrine; creed.
In the heat of persecution to which Christian belief
was subject upon its first promulgation. --Hooker.
, a first principle incapable of proof; an
intuitive truth; an intuition. --Sir W. Hamilton.
Syn: Credence; trust; reliance; assurance; opinion.