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unbelieving

[uhn-bi-lee-ving] /ˌʌn bɪˈli vɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not believing; skeptical.
2.
not accepting any, or some particular, religious belief.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see un-1, believing
Related forms
unbelievingly, adverb
unbelievingness, noun
Synonyms
1. doubting, questioning, incredulous.
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  • Gehrig took the lineup card to the unbelieving umpires.
  • Popular belief imagined an abyss underneath, to swallow up the unworthy and the unbelieving.
  • In him there is a believing poet who perpetually changes into an unbelieving critic.
  • unbelieving, he unpinned the note from the blanket, read it and mouthed an expletive.
  • He had imbibed an opinion that it was his duty to disseminate the truths of the gospel among the unbelieving nations.
  • They can't help it if your deity of choice is too impotent to do anything to the unbelieving laugh-mongers.
British Dictionary definitions for unbelieving

unbelieving

/ˌʌnbɪˈliːvɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not believing; sceptical
2.
proceeding from or characterized by scepticism
Derived Forms
unbelievingly, adverb
unbelievingness, noun
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