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Definition of "disbelieved" [disbelieved]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of disbelieve. (verb)
  • Not believed; discounted; discredited; ignored. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "disbelieved" in a sentence
  • "To have his word disbelieved was the one thing fatal to Gammon's temper."
  • "On the government side, the widely disbelieved big society and a relish in cost-cutting that would once have pleased an Aberdeen grocer; from the opposition, a blank sheet of paper."
  • "Rape victims want and need to have their truth recognised and to see their attackers branded guilty; far better to achieve that at the expense of longer jail terms than watch so many rapists wriggling free with victims feeling disbelieved and twice damaged."
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