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English → English (gcide) Definition: Ultimate belief Ultimate \Ul"ti*mate\, 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, and cf. Ultimatum.] 1. Farthest; most remote in space or time; extreme; last; final. [1913 Webster] My harbor, and my ultimate repose. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Many actions apt to procure fame are not conductive to this our ultimate happiness. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. Last in a train of progression or consequences; tended toward by all that precedes; arrived at, as the last result; final. [1913 Webster] Those ultimate truths and those universal laws of thought which we can not rationally contradict. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 3. Incapable of further analysis; incapable of further division or separation; constituent; elemental; as, an ultimate constituent of matter. [1913 Webster] Ultimate analysis (Chem.), organic analysis. See under Organic. Ultimate belief. See under Belief. Ultimate ratio (Math.), the limiting value of a ratio, or that toward which a series tends, and which it does not pass. [1913 Webster] Syn: Final; conclusive. See Final. [1913 Webster] Belief \Be*lief"\, n. [OE. bileafe, bileve; cf. AS. gele['a]fa. See Believe.] 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 senses. [1913 Webster] Belief admits of all degrees, from the slightest suspicion to the fullest assurance. --Reid. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) A persuasion of the truths of religion; faith. [1913 Webster] No man can attain [to] belief by the bare contemplation of heaven and earth. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] 3. The thing believed; the object of belief. [1913 Webster] Superstitious prophecies are not only the belief of fools, but the talk sometimes of wise men. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 4. A tenet, or the body of tenets, held by the advocates of any class of views; doctrine; creed. [1913 Webster] In the heat of persecution to which Christian belief was subject upon its first promulgation. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] Ultimate belief, a first principle incapable of proof; an intuitive truth; an intuition. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster] Syn: Credence; trust; reliance; assurance; opinion. [1913 Webster]


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