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Synonyms for credulity
krəˈdu lɪ ti, -ˈdyu-creduli·ty

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  1. credulitynoun

    Antonyms:
    incredulity

  2. credulitynoun

    Antonyms:
    incredulity

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. credulity

    Fanaticism is extravagant or even frenzied zeal; bigotry is obstinate and unreasoning attachment to a cause or creed; fanaticism and bigotry usually include intolerance, which is unwillingness to tolerate beliefs or opinions contrary to one's own; superstition is ignorant and irrational religious belief. Credulity is not distinctively religious, but is a general readiness to believe without sufficient evidence, with a proneness to accept the marvellous. Bigotry is narrow, fanaticism is fierce, superstition is ignorant, credulity is weak, intolerance is severe. Bigotry has not the capacity to reason fairly, fanaticism has not the patience, superstition has not the knowledge and mental discipline, intolerance has not the disposition. Bigotry, fanaticism, and superstition are perversions of the religious sentiment; credulity and intolerance often accompany skepticism or atheism.

    Synonyms:
    bigotry, fanaticism, intolerance, superstition

    Antonyms:
    cynicism, free-thinking, indifference, latitudinarianism

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. credulity

    Synonyms:
    gullibility, simplicity, acceptativeness, openmouthedness

    Antonyms:
    incredulity, scepticism, suspiciousness, shrewdness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. credulitynoun

    tendency to believe readily

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. credulitynoun

    Synonyms:
    easiness of belief, readiness to believe (on slight evidence)

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How to use credulity in a sentence?

  1. Dimitri Christakis:

    We can improve ratings to help parents better screen movies, apps, video programs and games. And despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling, it strains credulity why prohibiting minors from purchasing games designated as ‘ for adults only ’ by the industry itself is a violation of free speech when the same standard is not applied to pornography or even admission to R-rated movies.

  2. Bette Davis:

    There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains. the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.

  3. Mitt Romney:

    When the only American citizen President Trump singles out for China's investigation is his political opponent in the midst of the Democratic nomination process, it strains credulity to suggest that it is anything other than politically motivated, by all appearances, the president's brazen and unprecedented appeal to China and to Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden is wrong and appalling.

  4. Elizabeth Gaskell:

    A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly.

  5. James Clapper:

    To me, it stretches logic and credulity to think that there was no impact.

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