Definition of credulity in English:


Syllabification: cre·du·li·ty
Pronunciation: /krəˈd(y)o͞olitē


  • A tendency to be too ready to believe that something is real or true.
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    • At one extreme, it is used to represent the unswerving conviction and absolute credulity of the true believer.
    • Questions of seeing, believing, and credulity are explored in all of the essays and projects in this issue.
    • It would strain anyone's therapeutic credulity to believe that Audrey needed no further help.

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