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
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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