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disbelief

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisbeliefdis‧be‧lief /ˌdɪsbəˈliːf/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 BELIEVE#a feeling that something is not true or does not existunbelief, belief 🔊 The reaction to the murders was one of shock and disbelief.in/with disbelief 🔊 Rosie stared in disbelief.
Examples from the Corpus
disbeliefBoth the Paviours were stiffening in appalled disbelief, even young Lawrence had drawn a hissing breath of doubt.He raised the lid of the first compartment and stared down in disbelief.Then he turned around and stared in disbelief.My story was met with a mixture of disbelief and contempt.When people hear tragic news their first reaction is usually one of disbelief.Cooper was in a state of disbelief, tempered only by his reluctance to believe he could possibly be convicted.Now, however, with the tide of disbelief, all that was swept away.She winced, smarting beneath memories of Giles's disbelief and the greedy delight that had turned to frustrated irritation.I stared at him in utter disbelief.Her first reaction to winning the award was disbelief.He looked at me with disbelief.in/with disbeliefRobyn shook her head in disbelief.He took a step back and shook his head in disbelief.I left in disbelief, for how could this happen to me?They both stared at the masterpiece in disbelief.Joe looked at me in disbelief, nibbled a small portion, then refused a second helping.The nation and the world looked on in disbelief.Other skiers who were walking along the path above us towards Chamonix watched in disbelief.Time seemed to stand still as I watched in disbelief.
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