Disbelief spread across her face.
For a moment he stared at her in disbelief — and then his eyes flared with renewed fury.
Surprise, then disbelief, crossed her features.
His mouth dropped open, and disbelief crossed his features.
Her disbelief that Rhyn had chosen someone like her
Disbelief made her look twice to ensure her eyes hadn't gone as crazy as her thoughts.
It bounced around her head, first in disbelief, then in shock, and finally, in anger.
He was frozen in disbelief that bordered on horror then suddenly swept her up into his arms.
"You'll train me?" she asked, unable to keep the disbelief out of her voice.
When the psalmist declares that " the fool hath said in his heart, there is no God," he probably does not refer to theoretical denial, but to a practical disbelief in God's government of human affairs, shown in disobedience to moral laws.
But Cynthia's tone betrayed her disbelief in the words she was saying.
The same may be said of the lineal descendant of savage medicine - the magical leech-craft of European folk-lore; cures for toothache, warts, &c., act in spite of the disbelief of the sufferer; how far incredulity on the part of the healer would result in failure is an open question.
Megan asked in disbelief, appearing through the door leading to the hall.
This cosmic theory is a curious combination of materialistic and abstract ideas; the influence of his master Telesio (q.v.), generally predominant, is not strong enough to overcome his inherent disbelief in the adequacy of purely scientific explanation.
And his favorites had a profound disbelief in her inspiration, and generally thwarted her plans.
They'd sat for hours, until human-Deidre's distress faded and turned first to disbelief then hope then resolve.
Disbelief and sorrow crossed her face as she began to understand her options.
Lord Aberdeen made no secret of his dislike for the Turks, and openly expressed his disbelief in the reality of their reforms; and in January 1853 the tsar, in conversation with Sir Hamilton Seymour, the British ambassador at St Petersburg, spoke of the Ottoman Empire as " the Sick Man," and renewed the proposals for a partition made in 1844.
The reasons of Great Britain's misfortunes and failure may be summarized as follows: - Misconception by the home government of the temper and reserve strength of her colonists, a population mainly of good English blood and instincts; disbelief at the outset in the probability of a protracted struggle covering the immense territory in America; consequent failure to despatch sufficient forces to the field; the safe and Fabian generalship of Washington; and finally, the French alliance and European combinations by which at the close of the conflict England was without a friend or ally on the continent.
In the second place, and most usually, it is applied to a purely intellectual, metaphysical disbelief in the existence of any god, or of anything supernatural.
Early English chronicles, such as the Chronicon e chronicis of Florence of Worcester, who died in 1118, described minutely and without a suggestion of disbelief the flourishing state of Lyonnesse, and its sudden disappearance beneath the sea.
He vacillated between disbelief and agony.
C. Gorham to the benefice of Brampford Speke in spite of the latter's acknowledged disbelief in the doctrine of baptismal regeneration, brought to a crisis the position within the Church of England of those who believed in that Church as a legitimate part of the infallible Ecclesia docens.
Save among the Indians, active disbelief in Christianity is practically non-existent, and even among them 90% are nominally Christian.
Hutton himself frequently misrepresented the doctrine by describing it as "belief in an unknown and unknowable God"; but agnosticism as defined by Huxley meant not belief, but absence of belief, as much distinct from belief on the one hand as from disbelief on the other; it was the half-way house between the two, where all questions were "open."
Protestant suspicion was excited; in 1673 was passed the Test Act, obliging all office-holders to receive the sacrament in the Established Church, and to declare their disbelief in transubstantiation.
He braced himself for the fear or disbelief that did not come.