- A tendency to be too ready to believe that something is real or true: moneylenders prey upon their credulity and inexperienceMore example sentences
gullibility, gullibleness, credulousness, naivety, naiveness, blind faith, trustfulness, over-trustfulness, lack of suspicion, innocence, ingenuousness, unworldliness, lack of experience, lack of sophistication, guilelessness, greenness, callowness, childlikeness, simpleness, simplicity, ignorance
- 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.