disbelief disbelief  /ˌdɪs bɪ ˈlif/


  1. (n) doubt about the truth of something
  2. (n) a rejection of belief


  1. His next trial will test religious belief and disbelief.
  2. Instead, theirs is a vigilance fueled by a heady mix of doubt, disbelief and hope.
  3. The Egyptian ambassador to Denmark expressed disbelief that the government would not prevent further reprinting.


  1. D-backs upset, confused by brawl suspensions

    SAN DIEGO — The mood in the Diamondbacks’ clubhouse was one of disbelief bordering on anger after Ian Kennedy and Eric Hinske received the most serious suspensions from Tuesday's massive brawl with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Fox Sports

  2. Fans share disbelief over death of NASCAR driver

    Outside the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Uptown Charlotte Thursday, the NASCAR flag flew at half-staff in memory of driver Jason Leffler. Inside, fans shared their disbelief. "I was shocked," Harold Martin said. "It's just a tragedy," Jonathan Davidson said. New Jersey State Police are trying to figure out what caused Leffler's car to crash during the first heat at the Bridgeport Speedway in New ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WSOC-TV Charlotte

  3. Prosecution of sex offender sparks disbelief and outrage

    It was with initial disbelief, then increasing outrage, that I read the article published in the Bristol Herald Courier on June 4, 2013.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bristol Herald Courier

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