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disbelief

noun

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refusal to accept something as true
  • their story explaining their absence was met with frank disbelief

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The first known use of disbelief was in 1672

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“Disbelief.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dis%20belief. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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