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Disbelief Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    disbelief n
  1. doubt about the truth of something [syn: incredulity, skepticism, mental rejection]
  2. a rejection of belief [syn: unbelief] [ant: belief]
Disbelief Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Disbelief \Dis*be*lief"\, n. The act of disbelieving;; a state of the mind in which one is fully persuaded that an opinion, assertion, or doctrine is not true; refusal of assent, credit, or credence; denial of belief. Our belief or disbelief of a thing does not alter the nature of the thing. --Tillotson. No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness that disbelief in great men. --Carlyle. Syn: Distrust; unbelief; incredulity; doubt; skepticism. -- Disbelief, Unbelief. Unbelief is a mere failure to admit; disbelief is a positive rejection. One may be an unbeliever in Christianity from ignorance or want of inquiry; a unbeliever has the proofs before him, and incurs the guilt of setting them aside. Unbelief is usually open to conviction; disbelief is already convinced as to the falsity of that which it rejects. Men often tell a story in such a manner that we regard everything they say with unbelief. Familiarity with the worst parts of human nature often leads us into a disbelief in many good qualities which really exist among men.
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Disbelief (sometimes decapitalized to "disbelief") is a metal band from Hesse, Germany. Their music is rooted in death metal, but has melancholic tendencies.

The band was formed in 1990, but did not become one solid line-up for several years. They began with Karsten Jäger, Oliver Lenz, and drummer Markus Gnap, with guitarist/bassist Denis Musiol joining later. They released their first demo the following year. After two more demo tapes, five years, and the replacement of Gnap and Musiol with Tommy Fritsch, Jochen Trunk, and Kai Bergerin, they released their self-titled album in 1997. Their second album, Infected, was released in 1998. A year later, they replaced Fritsch with Jan-Dirk Löffler and received a new recording contract from Massacre Records. After a few more albums, they became signed to Nuclear Blast, which distributed their 2004 record Spreading the Rage to North America and helped them to gain a wider fanbase. After reinstating Fritsch into the band, they released 66Sick in 2005, also in America. Lenz left the band in late 2006 and was replaced by Jonas Khalil; however, the band's seventh album, Navigator, was still released in late February 2007. In 2009 Karsten Jäger was a guest musician on Graveworm's Diabolical Figures.

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* The great lawyer who employs his talent and his learning in the highly emunerative task of enabling a very wealthy client to override or circumvent the law is doing all that in him lies to encourage the growth in the country of a spirit of dumb anger against all laws and of disbelief in their efficacy. - Theodore Roosevelt

* Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. - W. Clement Stone

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