Part of speech: verb

To refuse to believe; withhold belief; deem false.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "disbelieve":

  1. I thought you must know us by sight, but when you denied it I saw no reason to disbelieve you. - "Stingaree", E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung.
  2. When Blatchley Turrentine had asserted this thing to her at Garyville, she found somewhere- after her first gust of unreasoning resentment was past- strength to disbelieve it utterly. - "Judith of the Cumberlands", Alice MacGowan.
  3. I am learned and I need some graver pang- Something as unsuspected as to tell you That I had poisoned you three hours ago, And see you disbelieve- begin to believe. - "King Lear's Wife; The Crier by Night; The Riding to Lithend; Midsummer-Eve; Laodice and Danaë", Gordon Bottomley.