lose (one's) faith (in something or someone)

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lose (one's) faith (in something or someone)

To stop believing (in someone or something); to become disillusioned, embittered, or doubtful (about something or someone). (When said simply as "lose faith," it is often in reference to losing religious faith in God.) The staff have started losing faith in John's ability to manage the restaurant properly. I lost my faith in my friends ever since they turned their backs on me when my husband left. It's not uncommon to lose faith at some point in one's life, but God will reveal himself to you if you're willing to receive Him.
See also: faith, lose, something
References in classic literature ?
Do you know, I am sometimes very wicked--for I lose my faith? This evening as I came here, I thought to myself, 'What shall I talk about?
The 15 songs, which are expected to be played at his Manila show, include 'Brand New Day,' 'Desert Rose,' 'If You Love Somebody, Set Them Free,' 'Every Breath You Take,' 'Demolition Man,' 'Can't Stand Losing You,' 'Fields of Gold,' 'So Lonely,' 'Shape of My Heart,' 'Message in a Bottle,' 'Fragile,' 'Walking on the Moon,' 'Englishman in New York,' 'If I Ever Lose My Faith in You,' and 'Roxanne.'
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But this just can't be right and I'm starting to lose my faith. I'm very lonely and feel I need to meet more people, but I don't know where to start.
If you'd said to me this time last year that I would lose my faith, I would have laughed in your face."
If I stop clinging, do I lose my faith? What do I get in return?
But I'd lose my faith in Cheryl if she did a Posh and stayed with Ashley.