Unbelievingness
Unbelieving Un`be*liev"ing, a. 1. Not believing; incredulous; doubting; distrusting; skeptical. [1913 Webster]

2. Believing the thing alleged no to be true; disbelieving; especially, believing that Bible is not a divine revelation, or that Christ was not a divine or a supernatural person. ``Unbelieving Jews.'' --Acts xiv. 2. [1913 Webster] -- {Un`be*liev"ing*ly}, adv. -- -- {Un`be*liev"ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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