Disbelieve Dis`be*lieve", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disbelieved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disbelieving}.] Not to believe; to refuse belief or credence to; to hold not to be true or actual. [1913 Webster]

Assertions for which there is abundant positive evidence are often disbelieved, on account of what is called their improbability or impossibility. --J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster]

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