reluctance to believe

reluctance to believe
index cloud (suspicion), doubt (suspicion), incredulity

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • incredulity — I noun amazement, denial, disbelief, discredit, distrust, distrustfulness, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, faithlessness, inability to accept, inability to believe, inconvincability, incredulousness, indisposition to admit,… …   Law dictionary

  • Lie — For other uses, see Lie (disambiguation) A lie (also called prevarication, falsehood) is a type of deception in the form of an untruthful statement, especially with the intention to deceive others. To lie is to state something with disregard to… …   Wikipedia

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  • doubtful — doubt•ful [[t]ˈdaʊt fəl[/t]] adj. 1) of uncertain outcome 2) admitting of or causing doubt; uncertain 3) unsettled in opinion or belief; undecided; hesitant 4) cvb of dubious character or value: doubtful tactics[/ex] 5) unlikely; not probable •… …   From formal English to slang

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