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Definition 1: naive and easily deceived or tricked - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • at that early age she had been gullible and in love

Synonyms for gullible in the sense of this definition

(gullible 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"

Definition 2: easily tricked because of being too trusting - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • gullible tourists taken in by the shell game

(gullible is similar to ...) not alert to danger or deception

"the shrieks of unwary animals taken by surprise" "some thieves prey especially on unwary travelers" "seduce the unwary reader into easy acquiescence"

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