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in•cre•du•li•ty  (in′kri do̅o̅li tē, -dyo̅o̅-),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. the quality or state of being incredulous;
    inability or unwillingness to believe.
  • Latin incrēdulitās. See incredulous, -ity
  • late Middle English incredulite 1400–50
    disbelief, skepticism, doubt.
    faith.

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
in•cred•u•lous /ɪnˈkrɛdʒələs/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. unbelieving; skeptical:He's incredulous about the claims of budget cuts.
  2. indicating or showing one's disbelief:gave me an incredulous look when I accused her of stealing.
in•cre•du•li•ty /ɪnkrɪˈdulɪti, -ˈdyu-/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable]
in•cred•u•lous•ly, adv. See -cred-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
in•cred•u•lous  (in krejə ləs),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. not credulous;
    disinclined or indisposed to believe;
    skeptical.
  2. indicating or showing unbelief:an incredulous smile.
in•credu•lous•ly, adv. 
in•credu•lous•ness, n. 
  • Latin incrēdulus. See in-3, credulous
  • 1525–35
    unbelieving. See  doubtful. 


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incredulity /ˌɪnkrɪˈdjuːlɪtɪ/ n
  1. lack of belief; scepticism



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