verb (used with object), dis·be·lieved, dis·be·liev·ing.
verb (used without object), dis·be·lieved, dis·be·liev·ing.
Origin of disbelieve
Related Words for disbelievingquestioning, cagey, cynical, incredulous, leery, quizzical, skeptical, unbelieving, mistrustful, aporetic, show-me
Examples from the Web for disbelieving
Contemporary Examples of disbelieving
“Jeffrey wanted me to tell you that you looked so pretty,” the female voice said into my disbelieving ear.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003
January 7, 2015
Yet instead of disbelieving that the facts will set us free, we cling to them as if they were spoils of war.On Torture, Chuck Johnson & Sondheim
December 13, 2014
Spahn was stunned, disbelieving, but he told them what he knew.Gay Talese on Charlie Manson’s Home on the Range
October 31, 2014
We instantly imagine an elephant with pink skin, before we “engage in disbelieving it.”Is Sherlock Holmes a Good Detective?
January 26, 2014
A stalwart Democrat, he is disbelieving that so many of his Democratic colleagues voted against him.Rangel Lawsuit Against Ethic Committee Hinges on Secret Memo
April 24, 2013
Historical Examples of disbelieving
The rather heavy brows were lifted slightly in a disbelieving stare.Within the Law
Did the strange being sense that Danny had not been disbelieving like the rest?The Hammer of Thor
Charles Willard Diffin
Each of them said a few words which no one ever thought of disbelieving.The Innocence of Father Brown
G. K. Chesterton
But there was no disbelieving it; the terms were so cold, precise, and business-like.Put Yourself in His Place
The idea of disbelieving his daughter never entered his head.The Silver Lining