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noun as in disbelief

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Although the trailer for Beasts caused a brief eruption of incredulity on social media, there is nothing shocking about the existence of these two extremely silly shows.

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In a now frequently memed response, Zuckerberg said, “Senator, we run ads,” his tone a mix of deference and incredulity.

Some incredulity about the virus and public-health recommendations is understandable given the reality that scientific understanding of the newly emergent virus is evolving in real time.

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When I mentioned to other mathematicians that Heule was attempting this, their first response was incredulity.

It started off small: a hint of annoyance here, a flutter of incredulity there.

The humility of Joseph to accept this news when most would have responded with incredulity and dismay.

The incredulity gap poses a serious hurdle for Secretary Kerry.

Informed of the great interest in his new beard, he responded with incredulity.

Incredulity and astonishment enabled his abuse as much as complicity or cover-up.

The circle around did not exactly contradict him, but exhibited expressive appearances of incredulity.

Tressan halted, too, and turned upon Gaubert, a look of incredulity in his fat countenance.

The report spread to Edinburgh, but was received there with scornful incredulity.

Dick Faversham, to whom the words were spoken, smiled, and the smile was not without incredulity and a sense of wonder.

My incredulity increases if I am told that the performers of miracles have been cruelly tormented or slain.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to incredulity, such as: amazement, skepticism, doubt, unbelief, and wonder.

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