unbelieve

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From un- +‎ believe.

Verb[edit]

unbelieve (third-person singular simple present unbelieves, present participle unbelieving, simple past and past participle unbelieved)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To lose, abandon, or relinquish belief in; stop believing.
    • 2004, Treva Harte, Lani Aames, Maryjanice Davidson, Nicely Naughty:
      She began to unbelieve when she was eight years old.” Unbelieve. The word brought incredible sadness to them all. Every time a child started to unbelieve, a little of the magic of Christmas was lost.