Definitions for credulousˈkrɛdʒ ə ləs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word credulous
disposed to believe on little evidence
"the gimmick would convince none but the most credulous"
showing a lack of judgment or experience
"so credulous he believes everything he reads"
Excessively ready to believe things; gullible.
Origin: Originated in 1576, from credulus, from credo.
apt to believe on slight evidence; easily imposed upon; unsuspecting
believed too readily
Origin: [L. credulus, fr. credere. See Creed.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When people are bewildered they tend to become credulous.
Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
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