Synonyms and Antonyms of credence
1 firm belief in the integrity, ability, effectiveness, or genuineness of someone or something <I'm afraid I don't put much credence in common gossip> Synonyms confidence, trust, faith, stockRelated Words acceptance, assurance, assuredness, certainty, certitude, conviction, positiveness, sureness, surety; credit, dependence (also dependance), hope, relianceNear Antonyms disbelief, incredulity, unbelief; distrustfulness, doubt, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, misdoubt, misgiving, mistrustfulness, nonconfidence, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainness, uncertainty; disenchantment, disillusion, disillusionmentAntonyms distrust, mistrust
2 mental conviction of the truth of some statement or the reality of some being or phenomenon <a foolish theory that, incredibly, once had wide credence among educated people> Synonyms belief, credit, faithRelated Words axiom, law, precept, principle, tenet; assurance, certainty, certitude, conviction, positiveness, sureness; confidence, dependence (also dependance), reliance, trust; hope; doctrine, dogma, philosophy; dogmatism, fanaticism, insistenceNear Antonyms distrust, mistrust, skepticism, suspicion, uncertaintyAntonyms disbelief, discredit, doubt, nonbelief, unbelief
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