- 1Be unable to believe: he seemed to disbelieve herMore example sentences
not believe, not credit, give no credence to, discredit, discount, doubt, distrust, mistrust, be suspicious of, have no confidence/faith in, be incredulous of, be unconvinced about; not accept, reject, repudiate, question, challenge, contradict• informal take with a pinch of saltincredulous, unbelieving, doubtful, dubious, unconvinced; distrustful, mistrustful, suspicious, lacking trust, cynical, sceptical
- I do not either fully believe or fully disbelieve these stories, but I find them interesting nonetheless.
- I don't know whether to believe them or disbelieve them.
- ‘We just don't have enough information to believe or disbelieve anything at this point,’ he said.
- 1.1 [no object] Have no religious faith: to disbelieve is as much an act of faith as beliefMore example sentences
- It might be that the deeply religious disbelieve in the paranormal not so much because it is wrong, but simply because they renounce the devil and all his works - including the New Age.
- Those who disbelieve or mistrust will end up losing out,’ he said.
- Disbelievers in Bigfoot do not disbelieve as an act of faith, but because the evidence is not persuasive.