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credulity

cre·du·li·ty

credulity

 
 
pronunciation:
krih du lih ti [or] krih dyu lih ti
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part of speech: noun
definition: an inclination to believe or trust, esp. without sufficient basis or evidence; gullibility.
She knew him to be a profound skeptic, so she was surprised at his credulity on this occasion.
antonyms:
incredulity
Word Parts
The word credulity contains the following parts:
cred, credit Latin root that means believe
-ty, -ity, -uity, -eity Latin noun-forming suffix that means state or quality of being