Definition of gullible in English:

gullible

Line breaks: gul|lible
Pronunciation: /ˈgʌlɪb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

gullibility

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • It is a deeply dishonest book that takes advantage of the ignorance, gullibility, and derangement of its target audience.
  • Our ignorance and gullibility led us to this university.
  • Too much fun still derives from characters' gullibility or stupidity, but the young author is trying to lift himself from farce into comedy.

gullibly

adverb
More example sentences
  • I bit on that one and gullibly asked who was the first greatest.
  • This has always been moonshine, put forward by the drinks industry and gullibly accepted by successive governments.
  • You gullibly fell for the myth of liberation for all by a machine that will end up paralysing and poisoning all of us whether we use it or not.

gullibleness

noun

Origin

early 19th century: from gull2 + -ible.

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