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Shock and SurprisePlay
Use 'disbelief' to express shock or surprise about something unexpected. SlideUpon hearing he won the lottery, his face was the picture of disbelief.
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Positive or NegativePlay
Disbelief isn't always negative; it can be a positive reaction to surprising good news. SlideThey received the charity's huge donation with happy disbelief.
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Not Always TruePlay
'Disbelief' may suggest that the fact is true, but hard to accept. SlideThe scientists looked at the proof of the new discovery in disbelief.