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incredulity

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

Simple Definition of incredulity

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of incredulity

  1. :  the quality or state of being incredulous :  disbelief

Examples of incredulity in a sentence

  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>



15th Century

First Known Use of incredulity

15th century



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