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credences

noun
plural of credence

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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

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“Credences.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/credences. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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