disbelief

[ dis-bi-leef ]
/ ˌdɪs bɪˈlif /

noun

the inability or refusal to believe or to accept something as true.
amazement; astonishment: We stared at the Taj Mahal in disbelief.

Origin of disbelief

First recorded in 1665–75; dis-1 + belief
Can be confuseddisbelief misbelief unbelief
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disbelief

/ (ˌdɪsbɪˈliːf) /

noun

refusal or reluctance to believe

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