Definition of 'credulity'
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So we should perhaps think more kindly of human credulity. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It stretches credulity that these organisations are now being painted as naive investors who failed to understand what they were buying. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the proposition strains credulity somewhat. SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004) Human credulity is elastic, but not endless. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)It is an astonishing scene, almost straining credulity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How far can people's credulity be stretched? Times, Sunday Times (2008)At times, the plot stretches credulity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As a motive, that may stretch credulity. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Isn't it stretching credulity to think that you would repeat the incident and get the exact same result? Times, Sunday Times (2008)For things to have got so much worse at Icap in so short a time will strain the credulity of some. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It stretches credulity that the sixth largest economy in the world could lose a whole corner of its rail network for over a month and a half. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The climax of the piece, with the three leads as angels in underwear, strains credulity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For some contestants the use of the term'celebrity' stretches credulity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their parents make sacrifices, many of them, that defy credulity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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