Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of disbelieve.
  • adjective refusing to believe; skeptical or incredulous

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Lucien faced his longtime friend and companion, his expression disbelieving.

    Naughty or Nice

  • Lucien faced his longtime friend and companion, his expression disbelieving.

    Naughty or Nice

  • Lucien faced his longtime friend and companion, his expression disbelieving.

    Naughty or Nice

  • But that was before Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was stripped of the ball at his 25 by cornerback Michael Adams on the first possession of overtime, and before Cardinals linebacker Karlos Dansby took the ball and raced into the end zone as the home fans screamed in disbelieving and unbridled joy.

    Packers distraught after 'toughest loss' yields win to Cardinals

  • News of the shared experience of tear gas and of the police firing at them was spread in disbelieving, hastily transmitted messages from person to person to, and those who had not been present in the first moments of violence soon informed.

    'I Saw a Nightmare …' Doing Violence to Memory: The Soweto Uprising, June 16, 1976

  • Hekate’s pale brows knitted together, her expression disbelieving.

    Etched in Bone

  • Hekate’s pale brows knitted together, her expression disbelieving.

    Etched in Bone

  • Hekate’s pale brows knitted together, her expression disbelieving.

    Etched in Bone

  • Hekate’s pale brows knitted together, her expression disbelieving.

    Etched in Bone

  • Last summer, when the cruise ship pulled into Beirut, passengers whipped out their cell phones to call disbelieving friends back home.

    Back From the Brink

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