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disbelieve

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verb dis·be·lieve \-ˈlēv\

Simple Definition of disbelieve

  • : to not believe (someone or something)

Full Definition of disbelieve

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to hold not worthy of belief :  not believe

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to withhold or reject belief

dis·be·liev·er noun

Examples of disbelieve

  1. Several jurors disbelieved the witness's testimony.

  2. <many disbelieved the medium's claims that she could communicate with the spirits of the dead>



Circa 1644

First Known Use of disbelieve

circa 1644



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