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Example sentences for "disbelief"

Lexicographically close words:
disband; disbanded; disbanding; disbandment; disbarred; disbelieve; disbelieved; disbeliever; disbelievers; disbelieves
  1. But in both deep feelings of awe and reverence are combined with a scornful disbelief of the superstition of their time.

  2. There was open denial and disbelief written in every feature and line of his face.

  3. Even my dear Lem uses your disbelief in duty to excuse himself for being out five nights a week.

  4. But however, a Bishop of many thousands a Year to believe, can't in Conscience deny, that the Arguments above are a sufficient Justification of our Jewish Disbelief of it.

  5. But as we despair of such a Proof, so we reasonably persist in our Disbelief of his Messiahship.

  6. Everybody in the house was glad to get the child back, and the only provoking part of it was that, even after her extraordinary adventures, disbelief in fairies still existed even in that well-informed household.

  7. His disbelief is due also to the influence of the works of Godwin and the French materialists, Helvetius, Holbach, Condorcet and Rousseau.

  8. In his letter to Lord Ellenborough, Shelley holds that "belief and disbelief are utterly distinct from and unconnected with volition.

  9. The quotations, though, which can be twisted into an expression of disbelief in the immortality of the soul[154] are less numerous than those expressing disbelief in the existence of God.

  10. I have no stronger disbelief than my disbelief in insurrection.

  11. At last he contrived to find, or to imagine he had found, something that justified his labors and vindicated his disbelief in her.

  12. Faith always implies the disbelief of a lesser fact in favor of a greater.

  13. In point of fact, it is one of the many results of Spiritualism to make the permanent destiny of the race a matter of common reflection and discourse, and a vehicle for the prevailing disbelief of the Middle-Age doctrines on the subject.

  14. The writer now professes his disbelief in any spiritual presence, and explains his theory that Lady Beresford's anxiety about Lord Tyrone deluded her by a vivid dream, during which she hurt her wrist.

  15. Faith always implies the disbelief of a lesser fact in favour of a greater.

  16. No sadder proof can be given by man of his= 5 =own littleness than disbelief in great men.

  17. But this did not imply any disbelief in the possibility of the alleged pretensions.

  18. Douglas heard this tale with an intensity of horror, of loathing, which at first deprived him almost of every other feeling; but when he could withdraw himself from the horrible idea, a species of disbelief took possession of him.

  19. The particulars of the tradition he had never heard, and consequently it was always with a smile of disbelief he listened to the oft-repeated injunction not to walk at dusk in the western turret.

  20. In two cases gentlemen came forward and made large additions to our endowment as their way of showing disbelief in these attacks or contempt for them.

  21. The disbelief in revelation, of which several symptoms had appeared before the end of the sixteenth century, became more remarkable afterwards both in France and England, involving several names not obscure in literary history.

  22. It is well known that a disbelief in Christianity became very frequent about this time.

  23. Yet in her heart she knew that her disbelief had waited for no proofs last night, but had established itself supreme as her disappointment at John’s absence from the ball.

  24. Her doubt--more, her openly and scornfully outspoken disbelief had been the very last straw that day.

  25. Losing the sense of values and forgetting how his mother had denied his word of honour, he remembered only that her disbelief had lasted but an hour, and that hour seemed now but an insignificant moment.

  26. Both are founded upon a belief in force as the ultimate determinant in human conduct; a disbelief in the things of the mind as factors of social control, a disbelief in moral forces that cannot be expressed in "blood and iron.

  27. I was not then a sceptic; I had got as far as disbelief in infant baptism but no further.

  28. She is quite satisfied if we do not obtrude our disbelief in it in an offensive manner.

  29. He was of those who have advanced through experience to the point where entire disbelief in anything is not easy.

  30. You mean that there is no one whose belief or disbelief would affect you?

  31. Some of us may learn that clear-cut disbelief is at least indiscreet.

  32. No one could have a more contemptuous disbelief in ghosts than I, and yet the man's words about the ghost of Fenella Stanley haunted me.

  33. My disbelief of it,' I said, 'is something more than an exercise of the reason.

  34. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "disbelief" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.