Definition of credulity
: readiness or willingness to believe especially on slight or uncertain evidence Her description of the event strains credulity.
Examples of credulity in a Sentence
the quack pushing the phony medicine was taking advantage of the credulity of people hoping for miracle cures
Recent Examples of credulity from the Web
Just ask Jack White, who created a Coke jingle in 2006 that stretched the limits of credulity.
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Origin and Etymology of credulity
First Known Use: 15th century
CREDULITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of credulity for English Language Learners
: ability or willingness to believe something
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