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unbelieving

[ uhn-bi-lee-ving ]
/ ˌʌn bɪˈli vɪŋ /
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adjective
not believing; skeptical.
not accepting any, or some particular, religious belief.
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Origin of unbelieving

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English; see un-1, believe, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM unbelieving

un·be·liev·ing·ly, adverbun·be·liev·ing·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unbelieving

unbelieving
/ (ˌʌnbɪˈliːvɪŋ) /

adjective
not believing; sceptical
proceeding from or characterized by scepticism

Derived forms of unbelieving

unbelievingly, adverbunbelievingness, noun
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