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disbelieve

[ dis-bi-leev ]
/ 藢d瑟s b瑟藞liv /
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verb (used with object), dis路be路lieved, dis路be路liev路ing.
to have no belief in; refuse or reject belief in: to disbelieve reports of UFO sightings.
verb (used without object), dis路be路lieved, dis路be路liev路ing.
to refuse or reject belief; have no belief.
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Origin of disbelieve

First recorded in 1635鈥45; dis-1 + believe

OTHER WORDS FROM disbelieve

dis路be路liev路er, noundis路be路liev路ing路ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH disbelieve

disbelieve , misbelieve

Words nearby disbelieve

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British Dictionary definitions for disbelieve

disbelieve
/ (藢d瑟sb瑟藞li藧v) /

verb
(tr) to reject as false or lying; refuse to accept as true or truthful
(intr usually foll by in) to have no faith (in)disbelieve in God

Derived forms of disbelieve

disbeliever, noundisbelieving, adjectivedisbelievingly, adverb
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