unbelieving

A person who's unbelieving denies or doubts the truth of something. Your religious grandmother might invite her unbelieving friend to come with her to church.

Being unbelieving often has to do with a lack of religious beliefs. Another way to be unbelieving is to be incredulous, or astonished by something — so amazed that you can't believe what you're seeing or experiencing. The best part about performing magic tricks for little kids is the unbelieving expressions on their faces when they see a rabbit appear in a hat or a bouquet of flowers suddenly vanish.

Definitions of unbelieving
  1. adjective
    rejecting any belief in gods
    synonyms: atheistic, atheistical
    irreligious
    hostile or indifferent to religion
  2. adjective
    denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion
    synonyms: disbelieving, sceptical, skeptical
    incredulous
    not disposed or willing to believe; unbelieving
  3. adjective
    holding that only material phenomena can be known and knowledge of spiritual matters or ultimate causes is impossible
    synonyms: nescient
    agnostic, agnostical
    uncertain of all claims to knowledge
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