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Definition of "incredulity" []

  • The state or quality of being incredulous; disbelief. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "incredulity" in a sentence
  • "It is evident these are the actual causes of those changes which the priests well know how to make use of against what they call incredulity; from which they draw proofs of the reality of their sublimated opinions."
  • "One I've been asked more times than I can count, sometimes with genuine curiosity, sometimes with a sneering edge of "I can do that, you're nothing special," sometimes with an air of absolute incredulity from a reader who gets it."
  • "Your claim, based on no empirical data but just an analogy and incredulity, is that such a process is not conceivable."