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1. disbelief

noun. ['ˌdɪsbɪˈliːf'] doubt about the truth of something.

Synonyms

  • skepticism
  • doubt
  • dubiousness
  • incertitude
  • mental rejection
  • doubtfulness
  • uncertainty
  • dubiety

Antonyms

  • trust
  • believe
  • probability
  • predictability

Etymology

  • belief (English)
  • dis- (English)

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Rhymes with Disbelief

  • bas-relief
  • vancleef
  • mccleaf
  • debrief
  • salif
  • relief
  • motif
  • matif
  • massif
  • hafif
  • stief
  • sharif
  • saif
  • okeeffe
  • o'keeffe
  • okeefe
  • o'keefe
  • grief
  • greiff
  • greif
  • grefe
  • graeff
  • graefe
  • graef
  • brief
  • thief
  • sheaf
  • seife
  • seif
  • rief

How do you pronounce disbelief?

Pronounce disbelief as ˌdɪsbɪˈlif.

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Sentences with disbelief


1. Noun, singular or mass
Happily suspend your disbelief and visit the home of fair Juliet and the rest of the Capulet clan.

2. Adjective
Shock, denial and disbelief** characterize this stage.

Quotes about disbelief


1. Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.
- Tom Robbins

2. We?"Simon looked at him in disbelief. "Are you ever going home?""What, bored with my company already?" "Let me ask you something,"Simon said. "Do you find me fascinating to be around?""What was that?"Jace said. "Sorry, I think I fell asleep for a moment. Do, continue with whatever mesmerizing thing you were saying.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Fallen Angels

3. We need not take refuge in supernatural gods to explain our saints and sages and heroes and statesmen, as if to explain our disbelief that mere unaided human beings could be that good or wise.
- Abraham Maslow

2. disbelief

noun. ['ˌdɪsbɪˈliːf'] a rejection of belief.

Synonyms

  • atheism
  • content
  • agnosticism
  • unbelief
  • mental object
  • scepticism
  • cognitive content

Antonyms

  • theism
  • approval
  • disapproval
  • unbelief

Etymology

  • belief (English)
  • dis- (English)
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