incredulity


in·cre·du·li·ty

noun \ˌin-kri-ˈdü-lə-tē, -ˈdyü-\

: a feeling that you do not or cannot believe or accept that something is true or real

Full Definition of INCREDULITY

:  the quality or state of being incredulous :  disbelief

Examples of INCREDULITY

  1. The news of his death was met with expressions of incredulity.
  2. <the teacher's incredulity about the claims in the essay proved to be well-founded>

First Known Use of INCREDULITY

15th century

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