Unbelief

(Roget's Thesaurus)
Doubt.
<- N
PARAG:Unbelief->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ unbelief
unbelief
disbelief
misbelief
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ discredit
discredit
miscreance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ infidelity
infidelity
&c.(irreligion) 989
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dissent
dissent
&c. 489
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ change of opinion
change of opinion
&c. 484
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ retractation
retractation
&c. 607
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ doubt
doubt
&c.(uncertainty) 475
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ skepticism
skepticism
misgiving
demure
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ distrust
distrust
mistrust
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ misdoubt
misdoubt
suspicion
jealousy
scruple
qualm
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ onus probandi
onus probandi
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ incredibility
incredibility
incredibleness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ incredulity
incredulity
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ unbeliever
unbeliever
&c. 487
PARAG:Unbelief->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ disbelieve
disbelieve
discredit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ not believe
not believe
&c. 484
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ misbelieve
misbelieve
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ refuse to admit
refuse to admit
&c.(dissent) 489
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ refuse to believe
refuse to believe
&c.(incredulity) 487
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ doubt
doubt
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be doubtful
be doubtful
&c.(uncertain) 475
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ doubt the truth of
doubt the truth of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be skeptical as to
be skeptical as to
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ diffide|
diffide|
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ distrust
distrust
mistrust
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ suspect
suspect
smoke
scent
smell a rat
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ have doubts
have doubts
harbor doubts
entertain doubts
suspicions
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ have one's doubts
have one's doubts
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ demure
demure
stick at
pause
hesitate
scruple
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ stop to consider
stop to consider
waver
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ hang in suspense
hang in suspense
hang in doubt
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ throw doubt upon
throw doubt upon
raise a question
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ bring in
bring in
call in question
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ question
question
challenge
dispute
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ deny
deny
&c. 536
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ cavil
cavil
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ cause a doubt
cause a doubt
raise a doubt
start a doubt
suggest a doubt
awake a doubt
make suspicion
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ ergotize startle
ergotize startle
stagger
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ shake one's faith
shake one's faith
shake one's belief
stagger one's faith
stagger one's belief
PARAG:Unbelief->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unbelieving
unbelieving
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ incredulous as to
incredulous as to
skeptical as to
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ distrustful as to
distrustful as to
shy as to
suspicious of
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ doubting
doubting
&c.->V.
doubtful
&c.(uncertain) 475
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ disputable
disputable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unworthy of
unworthy of
undeserving of belief
&c. 484
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ questionable
questionable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ suspect
suspect
suspicious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ open to suspicion
open to suspicion
open to doubt
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ staggering
staggering
hard to believe
incredible
not to be believed
inconceivable
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ fallible
fallible
&c.(uncertain) 475
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ undemonstrable
undemonstrable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ controvertible
controvertible
&c.(untrue) 495
PARAG:Unbelief->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ cum grano salis
cum grano salis
=>(Latin: with a grain of salt)
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ with grains of allowance
with grains of allowance

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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