un·​be·​liev·​ing | \ ˌən-bə-ˈlē-viŋ How to pronounce unbelieving (audio) \

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unbelievingly \ ˌən-​bə-​ˈlē-​viŋ-​lē How to pronounce unbelievingly (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unbelieving in a Sentence

She had an unbelieving look on her face. unbelieving scientists who demand that all phenomena be subjected to rigorous scientific scrutiny
Recent Examples on the Web The story centers on two scientists who, upon discovering that a meteor will strike the Earth in six months, go on a media tour to try to warn the world but find an unreceptive and unbelieving populace. Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter, "Jennifer Lawrence to Star in Adam McKay Comedy 'Don't Look Up'," 19 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of unbelieving

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unbelieving.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbelieving. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unbelieving

: feeling or showing that you do not believe something

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