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See definition of credulity on Dictionary.com
  • as infaith
  • as innaïveté

synonyms for credulity

  • acceptance
  • belief
  • confidence
  • conviction
  • hope
  • loyalty
  • truth
  • allegiance
  • assent
  • assurance
  • certainty
  • certitude
  • constancy
  • credence
  • credit
  • dependence
  • faithfulness
  • fealty
  • fidelity
  • reliance
  • stock
  • store
  • sureness
  • surety
  • troth
  • truthfulness
  • innocence
  • artlessness
  • callowness
  • candor
  • childishness
  • frankness
  • guilelessness
  • gullibility
  • inexperience
  • ingenuousness
  • naturalness
  • openness
  • simplicity

antonyms for credulity

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  • disbelief
  • disloyalty
  • dishonesty
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • faithlessness
  • inconstancy
  • lying
  • treachery
  • uncertainty
  • unsteadiness
  • agnosticism
  • denial
  • misgiving
  • rejection
  • skepticism
  • suspicion
  • unbelief
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    How to use credulity in a sentence

    The district explained to us that the records were found in an abandoned file cabinet, in an abandoned office, stretching credulity.
    WHERE OUR PUBLIC RECORDS LAWSUIT AGAINST SAN DIEGO UNIFIED STANDSWILL HUNTSBERRYMARCH 23, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    It takes an awfully generous dose of credulity to think that this restriction is an unintended side effect of the proposed law.
    HOW NEW VOTING RESTRICTIONS IN GEORGIA COULD HAVE AFFECTED THE 2020 ELECTIONPHILIP BUMPMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Her apologists say this all happened before she was running for office, but it stretches credulity to say that much changed over two years.
    WHY REPUBLICANS CAN’T WIN ON QANON-SUPPORTING MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENEPHILIP ELLIOTTJANUARY 28, 2021TIME
    That strains credulity — even if you accept that judges may not pay as close attention to politics as the people reading and writing this piece.
    AMY CONEY BARRETT’S CAGEY TESTIMONYAARON BLAKEOCTOBER 14, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    This is the true principle of the credulity of nations, and of the authority of those who pretend to guide them.
    SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
    Thus the advantage we might draw from all these motives for credulity, is found about the same in all sorts of religions.
    SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
    What a pity, that credulity should injure the cause of true religion!
    TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
    We find men of these characters in nations the most ignorant and savage, where they live by the ignorance and credulity of others.
    LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
    And, thanks to her simple credulity, he had succeeded even more easily than he could have hoped.
    THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
    To doctors and priests such as we here describe, the ignorant credulity of their clients is a source of wealth.
    ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO CREDULITY

    • acceptance
    • allegiance
    • assent
    • assurance
    • belief
    • certainty
    • certitude
    • confidence
    • constancy
    • conviction
    • credence
    • credit
    • credulity
    • dependence
    • faithfulness
    • fealty
    • fidelity
    • hope
    • loyalty
    • reliance
    • stock
    • store
    • sureness
    • surety
    • troth
    • truth
    • truthfulness
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.