implies a general skepticism or disinclination to believe
suggests a positive refusal to believe an assertion, theory, etc. she listened with disbelief to his ridiculous accusations
implies merely a lack of belief, as because of insufficient evidence, esp. in matters of religion or faith
Find another word for unbelief. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for unbelief, like: doubt, incredulity, disbelief, uncertainty, discredit, incredulousness, impenitency, skepticism, agnosticism, belief and faithlessness.
By making religion hard it made it odious, and thus prepared the way for unbelief.
Had he repented of his unbelief?
On the speculative side, Ramanuja also met Sankara's strictly monistic theory by another recognizing Vishnu as identical with Brahma as the Supreme Spirit animating the material world as well as the individual souls which have become estranged from God through unbelief, and can only attain again conscious union with him through devotion or love (bhakti).
The name, as Huxley said, "took"; it was constantly used by Hutton in the Spectator and became a fashionable label for contemporary unbelief in Christian dogma.
The alternative was, to faith, forgiveness through divine forbearance; to unbelief, a warning of judgment to come.