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incredulous  (ɪnˈkrɛdjʊləs

Definitions

adjective

  1. (often followed by of) not prepared or willing to believe (something); unbelieving

Derived Forms

inˈcredulously  adverb
inˈcredulousness  noun

Translations for 'incredulous'

  • British English: incredulous If someone is incredulous, they are unable to believe something because it is very surprising. ADJECTIVE'He made you do it?' Her voice was incredulous.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: incrédulo
  • Chinese: 不轻易相信的不轻輕易相信的
  • European Spanish: incrédulo incrédula
  • French: incrédule
  • German: ungläubig
  • Italian: incredulo incredula
  • Japanese: 信じがたい
  • Korean: 못믿겠다는듯
  • Portuguese: incrédulo incrédula
  • Spanish: incrédulo incrédula

Example Sentences Including 'incredulous'

Lloyd backed a step or two and gazed at her with an incredulous frown.
Lawson, Jonell Roses are for the Rich
She was staring at me; maliciously, I can only suppose, but at the time she seemed to be incredulous.
various & introduction by Deirdre Chapman A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990
You're kidding," he stammered, incredulous , his head ringing with the sound of his future crashing in flames.
Dobbs, Michael The Touch of Innocents

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