What does incredulous mean?

Definitions for incredulousɪnˈkrɛdʒ ə ləs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incredulous(adj)

    not disposed or willing to believe; unbelieving


  1. incredulous(Adjective)

    Skeptical, disbelieving, or unable to believe.

  2. incredulous(Adjective)

    Expressing or indicative of incredulity.

  3. incredulous(Adjective)

    Difficult to believe; incredible.

  4. Origin: From incredulus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incredulous(adj)

    not credulous; indisposed to admit or accept that which is related as true, skeptical; unbelieving

  2. Incredulous(adj)

    indicating, or caused by, disbelief or incredulity

  3. Incredulous(adj)

    incredible; not easy to be believed

  4. Origin: [L. incredulus. See In- not, and Credulous.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Incredulous

    in-kred′ū-lus, adj. hard of belief.—ns. Incredū′lity, Incred′ulousness.—adv. Incred′ulously.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incredulous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incredulous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Peter Pronovost:

    It's just incredulous to the public, we just too often accepted bad outcomes as the norm.

  2. Greg Kafoury:

    They were somewhat incredulous that anyone would ask such a question. Of course, they were not asked to pre-pay.

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