disbelief

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dis- +‎ belief

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disbelief (plural disbeliefs)

  1. Unpreparedness, unwillingness, or inability to believe that something is the case.
    She cried out in disbelief on hearing that terrorists had crashed an airplane into the World Trade Center in New York City.
  2. astonishment
    I stared in disbelief at the Grand Canyon.

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Last modified on 1 April 2014, at 02:58