Make Your Editor Cry: Belief (Awkward Plural)

Make Your Editor Cry:  Belief (Awkward Plural)

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The plural of belief is beliefs.

belief: a state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing : something that is accepted, considered to be true, or held as an opinion

The singular of belief is belief. The plural of belief is beliefs. The noun belief conforms to the standard rules for forming the plurals of nouns in English.

A believer, as in one who believes, may hold more than one belief and so hold a set of beliefs.

I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong. (Bertrand Russell)
You don't have to sacrifice who you are to follow your beliefs. (Bryan Clay)

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