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disbelieving


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disbelieve  \Dis`be*lieve"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Disbelieved}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Disbelieving}.] 
  Not  to  believe;  to  refuse  belief  or  credence  to  to  hold  not 
  to  be  true  or  actual. 
 
  Assertions  for  which  there  is  abundant  positive 
  evidence  are  often  disbelieved,  on  account  of  what  is 
  called  their  improbability  or  impossibility.  --J.  S. 
  Mill. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disbelieving 
  adj  :  denying  or  questioning  the  tenets  of  especially  a  religion; 
  "a  skeptical  approach  to  the  nature  of  miracles"  [syn: 
  {skeptical},  {sceptical},  {unbelieving}] 




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