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Religious ContextPlay
Used in discussions about religion, often carrying negative or hostile tones towards non-believers. SlideThe speaker referred to the travelers as infidels, questioning their faith.
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Historical UsagePlay
In history, 'infidel' was a common term in religious wars and conflicts to describe the enemy. SlideThe Knights branded the opposing forces as infidels during the Crusades.
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Often refers to someone not sharing the majority religion, like Christianity or Islam, in a community. SlideThe Christian majority called the new settlers infidels because of their different beliefs.