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Synonyms for credulous
ˈkrɛdʒ ə ləs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. credulous(adj)

    disposed to believe on little evidence

    "the gimmick would convince none but the most credulous"

    Antonyms:
    incredulous, skeptical, sophisticated, sceptical, unbelieving, disbelieving

  2. credulous(adj)

    showing a lack of judgment or experience

    "so credulous he believes everything he reads"

    Antonyms:
    skeptical, unbelieving, sceptical, incredulous, sophisticated, disbelieving

Wiktionary

  1. credulous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    naive, unworldly

    Antonyms:
    incredulous

  2. credulous(adjective)

    Excessively ready to believe things; gullible.

    Synonyms:
    naive, unworldly

    Antonyms:
    incredulous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. credulous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unsuspecting, unsuspicious, easy of belief, easily duped

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. credulous(a)

    Synonyms:
    unsuspecting, gullible

    Antonyms:
    incredulous

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How to use credulous in a sentence?

  1. Bertrand Russell:

    Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.

  2. Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays (1950), "Outline of Intellectual Rubbish":

    Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.

  3. Calvin Coolidge:

    When people are bewildered they tend to become credulous.


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