how to pronounce disbelief


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disbelief is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of disbelief in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… a moment of disbelief and silence fell …”

meanings of disbelief


  1. The loss or abandonment of a belief; cessation of belief.
  2. Unpreparedness, unwillingness, or inability to believe that something is the case.
  3. Astonishment.

disbelief frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word disbelief occurs in english on average 6.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics disbelief can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that disbelief can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to disbelief


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