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184. Disbelief (See also Skepticism.)

  1. Capys Trojan who mistrusted Trojan Horse; cautioned against bringing it into the city. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 50]
  2. Cassandra no one gave credence to her accurate prophecies of doom. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 51]
  3. Gerstein, Kurt anti-Nazi German; nobody credited his story of atrocities. [Ger. Hist.: Wigoder, 210]

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disbelief

disbelief XVII. DIS- 6.
So disbelieve XVII. DIS- 3. disburden XVI. DIS- 4.

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