Definition of disbelieving in English:


Line breaks: dis|be¦liev¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˌdɪsbɪˈliːvɪŋ


Feeling or expressing disbelief: the disbelieving look in her eyes
More example sentences
  • Elizabeth interjected, giving her mother a disbelieving stare.
  • I played back the message for my disbelieving friends.
  • The next day, he shows the letter to his disbelieving doctor.



More example sentences
  • ‘Twenty years in local government,’ he whispers disbelievingly.
  • My new boss laughs, disbelievingly, but I patiently explain I'd been invited to a singles night comprising of rising marketing professionals such as myself.
  • Another asked, disbelievingly: ‘Surely he doesn't think he can get away with that kind of thing?’

Definition of disbelieving in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day noisome
Pronunciation: ˈnɔɪs(ə)m
having an extremely offensive smell