Associations to the word «Disbelief»

Wiktionary

DISBELIEF, noun. Unpreparedness, unwillingness, or inability to believe that something is the case.
DISBELIEF, noun. Astonishment.
DISBELIEF, noun. The loss or abandonment of a belief; cessation of belief.

Dictionary definition

DISBELIEF, noun. Doubt about the truth of something.
DISBELIEF, noun. A rejection of belief.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats