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ɪnˈkrɛdʒ ə ləsin·cred·u·lous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incredulousadjective

    not disposed or willing to believe; unbelieving

Wiktionary

  1. incredulousadjective

    Skeptical, disbelieving, or unable to believe.

    Etymology: From incredulus.

  2. incredulousadjective

    Expressing or indicative of incredulity.

    Etymology: From incredulus.

  3. incredulousadjective

    Difficult to believe; incredible.

    Etymology: From incredulus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incredulousadjective

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

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

  2. Incredulousadjective

    indicating, or caused by, disbelief or incredulity

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

  3. Incredulousadjective

    incredible; not easy to be believed

    Etymology: [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.

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Numerology

  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

Examples of incredulous in a Sentence

  1. Tim Farrar:

    In most parts of the world, if you said to someone, your broadband service will cost you 100 U.S. dollars a month, they’d be like, incredulous.

  2. Greg Kafoury:

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

  3. David Kenner:

    We're going to file an amended complaint seeking additional remedies, it's incredulous that the university changed its position from yesterday to today, with the only intervening action being the filing of the lawsuit.

  4. Marie Yovanovitch:

    Although I understand that I served at the pleasure of the president, I was nevertheless incredulous that the U.S. government chose to remove an Ambassador based, as best as I can tell, on unfounded and false claims by people with clearly questionable motives.

  5. Anthony Pike:

    People are no longer incredulous to the potential danger, were seeing a cultural change across Cape Cod to educate the public, to stay close and shore to swim responsibly.

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