disbelieving disbelieving  /dɪs bə ˈli vɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He was at first disbelieving, then deeply disturbed.
  2. Believing or disbelieving something is always as much about feeling as fact.
  3. Even Dan Topping and Del Webb, Larry's wealthy co-partners, were disbelieving.

News

  • Nadal stunned by Belgian Darcis in first round

    By Clare Fallon LONDON (Reuters) - Lightning struck twice for Rafa Nadal at Wimbledon as the Spanish 12-times grand-slam champion suffered a shock first-round defeat by Belgian outsider Steve Darcis on Monday. A year after losing to Czech Lukas Rosol in the second round, Nadal was outplayed by the 135th-ranked Darcis on Court One, losing 7-6(4) 7-6(8) 6-4 in front of a disbelieving crowd. Fifth ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I know faith is believing without seeing (and a boycott would be disbelieving without seeing)," Howard wrote. "But I don't expect William Donohue to have faith in me, so I encourage him to see Angels & Demons for himself. Then he will...
    on Apr 21, 2009 By: Ron Howard Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "We are divided, sceptical, disbelieving, facing the greatest leadership crisis there has ever been here," added Yair Lapid, who also wrote in Yediot.
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Yair Lapid Source: Independent Online

  3. "Most people have been disbelieving of this increase most of the way," said Stephen Roach, chief economist of Morgan Stanley & Co. "In the last six to nine months, there certainly has been some consensus about high energy prices. As people...
    on May 13, 2006 By: Stephen Roach Source: Arizona Republic

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