incredulity


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the refusal or reluctance to believe

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Mugambi's eyes went wide at the sight, and the others uttered exclamations of surprise and incredulity, for from the rusty and weatherworn pouch ran a stream of brilliant, scintillating gems.
Again his astonishment was obvious; and he looked at her with an expression of mingled incredulity and mortification.
Rose, however, vowed she did not and would not believe it, and my mother made the same declaration, though not, I fear, with the same amount of real, unwavering incredulity.
And the pang of new-born jealousy put all incredulity to flight.
Lecount offered no remark, and again the signs and tokens of incredulity showed themselves in her face.
She remembered that her master had complained of the Bygraves before they returned to Aldborough; and she was conscious that her own incredulity had once already misled her when the appearance of the traveling-carriage at the door had proved even Mr.
The evidence of her own senses had at last conquered the housekeeper's incredulity, and had literally forced her into the opposite extreme of belief.
You persist in your incredulity, Edmond," continued Faria.
Edmond thought he was in a dream -- he wavered between incredulity and joy.
To the banquet hall he went, knowing that his chiefs awaited him there and as he entered they arose and upon the faces of many were incredulity and amaze, for they had not thought to see O-Tar the jeddak again after what the spies had told them of the horrid sounds issuing from the chamber of O-Mai.
They saw him raise his hand and snatch off the golden mask, and Tara of Helium in wide-eyed incredulity looked up into the face of Turan the panthan.
Topsy gave the short, blunt laugh that was her common mode of expressing incredulity.
His uncle stared at him with a mixed expression of amazement and shame and incredulity that was sorrowful to see.
Summary: A Future Movement official Sunday expressed incredulity over suggestions that the accuracy of Lebanon's first official census of Palestinian refugees in the country was in question.
Acclaim because it detailed the vivid inner life of someone who had, before his mother's intervention with what they call an "alphabet grid" (a modified QWERTY keyboard), seemed unresponsive, and incredulity because it seemed impossible that someone who was genuinely autistic and working independently could compose such coherent and artful prose.