Definition of incredulous in English:

incredulous

Line breaks: in|credu|lous
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkrɛdjʊləs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

incredulously

adverb
More example sentences
  • I position myself where I think the third carriage will stop but notice, incredulously, that my adversary does the same thing.
  • Shepherded up to the first floor, they arrived at the tall doors and stepped into the great sky-lit room to gaze incredulously around.
  • The skinheads looked at him incredulously, and not without a degree of sympathy.

incredulousness

noun
More example sentences
  • She told me, much to my incredulousness, that she hasn't had a proper Maths teacher during the whole of her secondary schooling.
  • Her eyes narrowed at the incredulousness in his voice.
  • I'm telling you, I'm an exquisite shopper and your incredulousness says more about you than it does about me.

Origin

16th century: from Latin incredulus (from in- 'not' + credulus 'believing, trusting', from credere 'believe') + -ous.

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