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credulity

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noun cre·du·li·ty \kri-ˈdü-lə-tē, -ˈdyü-\

Simple Definition of credulity

  • : ability or willingness to believe something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of credulity

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

Examples of credulity in a sentence

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



15th Century

First Known Use of credulity

15th century

Rhymes with credulity




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