Disbelief meaning

dĭs'bĭ-lēf'
Disbelief is defined as an unwillingness to accept something as true.

If someone tells you that they saw a ghost and you doubt their story, this is an example of when you feel disbelief.

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I stared in disbelief at the Grand Canyon.

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Refusal to believe; absence of belief.
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Refusal or reluctance to believe.
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Unpreparedness, unwillingness, or inability to believe that something is the case.

She cried out in disbelief on hearing that terrorists had crashed an airplane into the World Trade Center in New York City.

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Origin of disbelief

  • dis- +‎ belief
    From Wiktionary