credulity


cre·du·li·ty

noun \kri-ˈdü-lə-tē, -ˈdyü-\

: ability or willingness to believe something

Full Definition of CREDULITY

:  readiness or willingness to believe especially on slight or uncertain evidence

Examples of CREDULITY

  1. <the quack pushing the phony medicine was taking advantage of the credulity of people hoping for miracle cures>

First Known Use of CREDULITY

15th century

Rhymes with CREDULITY

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