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Collins English Dictionary
adjective1. tending to believe something on little evidence2. arising from or characterized by credulity ⇒ credulous beliefs
C16: from Latin crēdulus, from crēdere to believe
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graded adjective & adjectiveIf you describe someone as credulous, you have a low opinion of them because they are too ready to believe what people tell them and are easily deceived. [disapproval] ⇒ ...quack doctors charming money out of the pockets of credulous health-hungry citizens.
Example sentences containing 'credulous'
Could it be that from the credulous jaws of defeat, I would somehowwrest a victoriousdeception?Edward Docx THE CALLIGRAPHERBut Judith said-- ' `Judith Sadler is clearly a credulous fool,' Alex put in firmly.Barbara Erskine HIDING FROM THE LIGHTOthers regarded him as credulous , interfering and posturing.Alan Judd THE DEVIL'S OWN WORKIts prime and perhaps only purpose was to awe the credulous.Robert Silverberg LORD PRESTIMION