disbelieve disbelieve  /dɪs bə ˈliv/

Definition(s):

  • (v) reject as false; refuse to accept

Usage(s):

  1. The capacity of the human mind to disbelieve is astonishing.
  2. The jurors had 31 reasons to disbelieve Simpson and find him liable in the deaths of Ron and Nicole.
  3. They disbelieve the ugly headlines about their men, and they bristle at the stereotype of themselves as provincial peasant wives who never leave the nursery or their knees.

News

  • Aries

    Astound people with your knowledge. Look them in the eye and tell them how the world works. You may, of course, have no idea what you are talking about but you speak with such conviction that few disbelieve you...
    on August 8, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "I have no reason to disbelieve the sincerity of the Sudanese negotiators in Addis," Egeland said.
    on Nov 18, 2006 By: Jan Egeland Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "He has a cold and the doctor is on the way to see him," Adams told Sky Sports News. "I don't disbelieve anyone, I trust him and have a good relationship with him."
    on Jan 2, 2009 By: Tony Adams Source: Reuters.uk

  3. "There will be people trying to scam him and people who think he's hiding money," Dietz said. "There will be inmates asking for money, and you don't want them to disbelieve you when you say you don't have it."
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Park Dietz Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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