Definition of Disbelieving

1. Adjective. Denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion. "A skeptical approach to the nature of miracles"

Exact synonyms: Sceptical, Skeptical, Unbelieving
Similar to: Incredulous
Derivative terms: Sceptic, Scepticism, Skeptic, Skepticism, Skepticism



Definition of Disbelieving

1. Verb. (present participle of disbelieve) ¹

2. Adjective. refusing to believe; skeptical or incredulous ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disbelieving

1. disbelieve [v] - See also: disbelieve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disbelieving

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Literary usage of Disbelieving

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1. Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: From Gales and by United States Congress, Thomas Hart Benton (1860)
"... without disbelieving the open avowals of these petitioners themselves. In saying this, I refer, however, not to many honest persons who have signed them ..."

2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"1f there was no reason for disbelieving the witness, of course the jury could not help believing his testimony; and, if under these circumstances he ..."

3. The Lord's Prayer: Nine Sermons Preached in the Chapel at Lincoln's Inn by Frederick Denison Maurice (1852)
"... as to the great Giver of all blessings, with confessions as to the Father whom we have grieved by disbelieving in His love, and not showing. it forth to ..."

4. The Genitive Case in Anglo-Saxon Poetry by George Shipley (1903)
"248, 286, 314; Baldes, p. 46; Kohler, pp. 16, 49; Abl. Loc. Instr., p. 37; Kress, p.; Grimm, iv, 658. CLASS VI Verbs of Believing and disbelieving ..."

5. The Genitive Case in Anglo-Saxon Poetry by George Shipley (1903)
"248, 286, 314; Baldes, p. 46; Köhler, pp. 16,49; Abl. Loc. Instr., p. 37; Kress, p.; Grimm, iv, 658. CLASS VI Veres of Believing and disbelieving ..."

6. The Mysteries of Christianity: Being the Baird Lecture for 1874 by Thomas Jackson Crawford (1874)
"BELIEVING AND disbelieving. " IT is wonderful," says Archbishop Whately, " how many persons, not wanting generally in good sense, overlook the obvious truth ..."

7. Descriptive Catalogue of a Cabinet of Roman Family Coins Belonging to His by Algernon Percy Northumberland, William Henry Smyth (1856)
"Regulus, so famous in Roman story for his wonderful deeds and his heroic death: nor will I stop here, and like a marplot assign reasons for disbelieving so ..."

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