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Definition 1: disposed to believe on little evidence - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where credulous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the gimmick would convince none but the most credulous

(credulous is similar to ...) (a common but incorrect usage where `credulous' would be appropriate) credulous

"she was not the...credible fool he expected"

(credulous is similar to ...) too credulous for your own good

(credulous is similar to ...) not inclined to ask questions

(means also ...) marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience

"a teenager's naive ignorance of life" "the naive assumption that things can only get better" "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances"

(means also ...) inclined to believe or confide readily; full of trust

"great brown eye, true and trustful"

Definition 2: showing a lack of judgment or experience - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where credulous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • so credulous he believes everything he reads

(credulous is similar to ...) marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience

"a teenager's naive ignorance of life" "the naive assumption that things can only get better" "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances"

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