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synonyms for credulously

  • foolishly
  • stupidly
  • ingenuously
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How to use credulously in a sentence

He caught himself in the act of listening to you too credulously—and that seemed to him unmanly and dishonorable.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
So you must not accept anything credulously, but try to study and investigate for yourself.
THE INNER CONSCIOUSNESSSWAMI PRAKASHANANDA
Of the Indian character, much has been written foolishly, and credulously believed.
THE CONSPIRACY OF PONTIAC AND THE INDIAN WAR AFTER THE CONQUEST OF CANADAFRANCIS PARKMAN
Is this miracle to be expected, and are we to await credulously its accomplishment?
THE ALTERNATIVE: A SEPARATE NATIONALITY, OR THE AFRICANIZATION OF THE SOUTHWILLIAM HENRY HOLCOMBE
Arbaces is not one to be credulously trusted: can it be that he hath wronged me to thee?
THE LAST DAYS OF POMPEIIEDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
They despaired too lightly of the actual world, and sought refuge too credulously in an imaginary past.
CHAUCER AND HIS ENGLANDG. G. COULTON
"You have touched the heart of the matter," he said credulously.
THE SEATS OF THE MIGHTY, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
They credulously named it Trinity, expecting to come to the river later.
A BACKWARD GLANCE AT EIGHTYCHARLES A. MURDOCK
But let not the reader too credulously suppose her the unprincipled woman she has been described.
THE COLLECTED WRITING OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. IITHOMAS DE QUINCEY
Captain Johns, after looking up credulously as usual, wrinkled his brow, and said placidly that the man had seen better days.
TALES OF HEARSAYJOSEPH CONRAD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CREDULOUSLY

  • credulously
  • foolishly
  • ingenuously
  • stupidly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.