noun. ['krɪˈduːləti'] tendency to believe readily.
- active trust
- passive trust
- credulité (French)
Words that Rhyme with Credulity
Example sentences of the word credulity
1. Noun, singular or mass
It strains credulity to think that it might even be worth saving.
Quotes containing the word credulity
1. The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality of happiness, and by no means a necessity of life.
- George Bernard Shaw, Androcles and the Lion
2. Mathematical Knowledge adds a manly Vigour to the Mind, frees it from Prejudice, Credulity, and Superstition.
- John Arbuthnot