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noun. ['ˈtɛnət'] a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof.
- tenet (Latin)
Rhymes with Tenet
How do you pronounce tenet?
Pronounce tenet as ˈtɛnət.
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Sentences with tenet
1. Noun, singular or mass
An essential tenet of the Jewish faith is that the words of the prophets are true.
Quotes about tenet
1. I have been astonished that men could die martyrsfor their religion--I have shuddered at it,I shudder no more.I could be martyred for my religion.Love is my religionand I could die for that.I could die for you.My Creed is Love and you are its only tenet.
- John Keats
2. ...evolution is not a religious tenet, to which one swears allegiance or belief as a matter of faith.. It is a factual reality of the empirical world. Just as one would not say 'I believe in gravity,"one should not proclaim 'I believe in evolution.
- Michael Shermer