transitive verb-·lieved′, -·liev′ing
to refuse to believe; reject as untrue
to refuse to believe (in)
verbdis·be·lieved, dis·be·liev·ing, dis·be·lieves
To refuse to believe or accept; reject: There is no reason to disbelieve his story.
To withhold or reject belief.
(third-person singular simple present disbelieves, present participle disbelieving, simple past and past participle disbelieved)
Coined circa 1640, from dis- + believe.