Disbelief noun - Refusal to accept something as true.
Usage example: their story explaining their absence was met with frank disbelief
Faith noun - Belief and trust in and loyalty to God.
Usage example: a people who are known for their strong and steadfast faith
Disbelief is an antonym for faith in topics: confidence, honesty, trust in something, community of believers.
How words are described
Both words in one sentence
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the poet and author, called drama "that willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith ..."
Source: Willing Suspension of Disbelief
- In the face of the staff's stunned disbelief, Linguini eloquently tells them that if they have faith in this rat's culinary genius, they will all have a glorious future.
Source: Rousing Speech
- Of Fear and Faith: Phenix reveals that he is rather adamant about his disbelief in God when he and North get into a heated discussion about it.
Source: Hollywood Atheist
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