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synonyms for incredulous

  • doubtful
  • hesitant
  • quizzical
  • skeptical
  • suspicious
  • unconvinced
  • unsatisfied
  • disbelieving
  • distrustful
  • doubting
  • dubious
  • mistrustful
  • questioning
  • show-me
  • suspect
  • uncertain
  • wary
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antonyms for incredulous

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  • believing
  • certain
  • definite
  • sure
  • unquestionable
  • convinced
  • credulous
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How to use incredulous in a sentence

Men’s Olympic sprints traffic heavily in machismo and self-assurance, so an incredulous victor is a rarity on the track.
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Sounding incredulous, she told her TikTok followers that she was “blown away at the constitutional rights they’re signing away.”
INSIDE ONE COMBAT VET'S JOURNEY FROM DEFENDING HIS COUNTRY TO STORMING THE CAPITOLW.J. HENNIGAN/WASHINGTONJULY 9, 2021TIME
A live reporter heard every play call, every incredulous objection to a ref, every exuberant spurt of trash talk.
ACTION, BOREDOM, PROTEST AND CELEBRATION INSIDE THE NBA BUBBLEARAM GOUDSOUZIANJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Velvet Underground regaled an incredulous New Jersey high school with their classic song “Heroin.”
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As they walked along, he listened with trembling, half-incredulous hope to Jos's interpretation of Aunt Ri's voluble narrative.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Of the astonishment of her parents and Dorothy's wild, almost incredulous delight, there is no need to tell.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
On hearing this most unexpected sound, Mr. Bumble looked first incredulous, and afterwards, amazed.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
We told him we should probably want it at 7:30, and he looked at us in an incredulous manner.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
I had expected to find quantities of charred black paper, with possibly some fragments of binding, and was quite incredulous.
THE SINN FEIN REBELLION AS I SAW IT.MRS. HAMILTON NORWAY
Lillyston was incredulous; he insisted that there must be some mistake, until he actually saw the list with his own eyes.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
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WORDS RELATED TO INCREDULOUS

  • aporetic
  • cagey
  • cynical
  • incredulous
  • leery
  • mistrustful
  • questioning
  • quizzical
  • show-me
  • skeptical
  • unbelieving
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.