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credulity Line breaks: cre¦du|lity
Pronunciation: /krɪˈdjuːlɪti/

Definition of credulity in English:


[mass noun]
A tendency to be too ready to believe that something is real or true: moneylenders prey upon their credulity and inexperience
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with credulity

garrulity, sedulity
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