Disbelief


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Disbelief

See also Skepticism.
Capys
Trojan who mistrusted Trojan Horse; cautioned against bringing it into the city. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 50]
Cassandra
no one gave credence to her accurate prophecies of doom. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 51]
Gerstein, Kurt
anti-Nazi German; nobody credited his story of atrocities. [Ger. Hist.: Wigoder, 210]
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We, explicitly, declare that the Islamic Republic of Iran will help, wherever its presence is needed, to confront disbelief and arrogance: we will not compromise with anyone when expressing this.
Some suspended their disbelief about the expense, inconvenience, and unfairness of blocking Commonwealth.
alone can't save you, and disbelief only frees you long enough to
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It was just disbelief and then giving the money and having the change slapped down, the five euro note and the one euro coin, and then the receipt - 64 euros - we just walked out in disbelief," he told BBC Breakfast.
A decision to liquidate the Cornish Community Banking business was met with disbelief by members, who put up a strong battle to sustain the operations.
Given the results since AVB left he must be sat there scratching his head in disbelief," he added.
The deal is they provide me with entertainment that al- lows me the indulgence of sus- pending disbelief.
A Staff Sergeant known as Soldier O told Wiltshire Coroner's Court: "The use of a Snatch Land Rover was met with disbelief from virtually everybody.
I wake every day in disbelief that I am not ten years old.
2 : a reason for disbelief <There can be no doubt that you have a most unusual pig.
RUGBY LEAGUE: Stand-off Trent Barrett claimed the Wigan players reacted with disbelief when told the club must move their engage Super League play-off tie from the JJB Stadium to Widnes on Friday night because Wigan Athletic are at home the next day.