has a wide range of potential definitions mostly dependent on the application to real-life, for example, in an psychological application, false beliefs are internal cognitive representations which have no basis in reality.

FALSE BELIEF: "Many philosophers would argue that those who believe in a God without proof would be holding a false belief, as their belief has no tangible proof."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FALSE BELIEF," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/false-belief/ (accessed October 15, 2021).