disbelief


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the refusal or reluctance to believe

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BEIRUT: "Suspension of Disbelief," the latest show at Mark Hachem Gallery, delves into what makes the viewer accept the often unrealistic premise of a film, the impact it leaves on a viewer and the psychology of entertainment.
Summary: The video shows a damaged car and an intact bicycle as bystanders can be seen watching in disbelief.
Penultimate weekend, I was beside myself with disbelief, looking at Akinwunmi Ambode's infrastructural wonders; including Fela's headless statute, and simultaneously thinking his imminent forced exit.
A Maryland appeals court has overturned a man's conviction on charges of sexual assault of a minor, saying the jury was improperly shown a recorded police interview with the defendant in which the detective repeatedly voiced disbelief with the protestations of innocence.
[USA], Oct 13 (ANI): American actor George Clooney has criticised the United States President Donald Trump administration's culture of "hate and disbelief".
THERE is shock and disbelief today as India mourns a statesman!
Valerie Concepcion's engagement to her non-showbiz boyfriend still has the actress in disbelief.
"We, explicitly, declare that the Islamic Republic of Iran will help, wherever it's presence needed, to confront disbelief and arrogance; we will not compromise with anyone when expressing this," Ayatollah Khamenei said, addressing a meeting with participants in the 'Worldwide Conference on Takfiri Issues and Enthusiasts of Ahlul-Bayt (AS)' in Tehran on Thursday morning.
It has been 10 days since the violent storm, but most residents are still in state of shock and disbelief learning that the unfortunate event has left them with 190,000 damaged homes, and over 13,000 totally destroyed.
DUBAI: A video that seems to show images of a belly dancer on an LED screen hung over an Egyptian mosque is making the rounds on social media, with users expressing shock, disbelief and outrage.
DAMIEN HOPLEY - chief executive of the Rugby Players' Association - said last week that his union had been watching the Joe Marler (right) saga "unfold in a state of disbelief" and he labelled coverage of the matter an "excruciating media witch-hunt".
There are two points in this book where readers will need to suspend all disbelief in order to enjoy this realistic fantasy tale.
Beyond the Willing Suspension of Disbelief: Poetic Faith From Coleridge to Tolkien
I was intending to carry out some family history research, and it was with disbelief that I found the building was closed, with a scruffy A4 notice on the door stating that the library was shut until Monday, January 4.
There's almost always a suspension of disbelief in socio-political matters.