disbeliever

disbelieve

[dis-bi-leev]
verb (used with object), disbelieved, disbelieving.
1.
to have no belief in; refuse or reject belief in: to disbelieve reports of UFO sightings.
verb (used without object), disbelieved, disbelieving.
2.
to refuse or reject belief; have no belief.

Origin:
1635–45; dis-1 + believe

disbeliever, noun
disbelievingly, adverb

disbelieve, misbelieve.
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disbelieve (ˌdɪsbɪˈliːv)
 
vb (usually foll by in)
1.  (tr) to reject as false or lying; refuse to accept as true or truthful
2.  to have no faith (in): disbelieve in God
 
disbe'liever
 
n
 
disbe'lieving
 
adj
 
disbe'lievingly
 
adv

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disbelieve
1640s, from dis- + believe.
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