Definition of misbelieve in English:

misbelieve

verb

  • 1with object To believe falsely or suppose erroneously that something is the case. Now rare.

  • 2with object Not to believe; to distrust (a person); to disbelieve (a thing).

Origin

Middle English. From mis- + believe, probably after Anglo-Norman and Old French mescreire, mescrere.

Pronunciation

misbelieve

/ˌmɪsbɪˈliːv/