Credulity

Credulity
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Credulity->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ credulity
credulity
credulousness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ gullible
gullible
cullibility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ gross credulity
gross credulity
infatuation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ self delusion
self delusion
self deception
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ superstition
superstition
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ one's blind side
one's blind side
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bigotry
bigotry
&c.(obstinacy) 606
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hyperorthodoxy
hyperorthodoxy
&c. 984
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ misjudgment
misjudgment
&c. 481
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ credulous person
credulous person
&c.(dupe) 547
PARAG:Credulity->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be credulous
be credulous
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ jurare in verba magistri
jurare in verba magistri
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ follow implicitly
follow implicitly
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ swallow
swallow
gulp down
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take on trust
take on trust
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take for granted
take for granted
take for gospel
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ run away with a notion
run away with a notion
run away with an idea
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ jump to a conclusion
jump to a conclusion
rush to a conclusion
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ think the moon is made of green cheese
think the moon is made of green cheese
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take for granted
take for granted
grasp the shadow for the substance
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ catch at straws
catch at straws
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ impose upon
impose upon
&c.(deceive) 545
PARAG:Credulity->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ credulous
credulous
gullible
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ easily deceived
easily deceived
&c. 545
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ simple
simple
green
soft
childish
silly
stupid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ easily convinced
easily convinced
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ over-credulous
over-credulous
over confident
over trustful
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ infatuated
infatuated
superstitious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ confiding
confiding
&c.(believing) 484

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • credulity — early 15c., from O.Fr. credulité (12c.), from L. credulitatem (nom. credulitas) easiness of belief, rash confidence, noun of quality from credulus (see CREDULOUS (Cf. credulous)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • credulity — gullibility (see under CREDULOUS) Analogous words: credence, credit, *belief Antonyms: incredulity: skepticism Contrasted words: *uncertainty, doubt, suspicion, mistrust …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • credulity — [krə do͞o′lə tē, krədyo͞o′lə tē] n. [ME credulite < OFr < L credulitas < credulus: see CREDULOUS] a tendency to believe too readily, esp. with little or no proof; lack of doubt …   English World dictionary

  • credulity — cre|du|li|ty [krıˈdju:lıti US ˈdu: ] n [U] formal willingness or ability to believe that something is true ▪ Advertisers were accused of exploiting consumers credulity. strain/stretch credulity (=seem very difficult to believe) ▪ It strained… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • credulity — noun (U) willingness or ability to believe that something is true: childish credulity | strain/stretch credulity: This explanation strained my credulity too far …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • credulity — noun /kɹɪˈdjuːlɪti/ a) A willingness to believe in someone or something in the absence of reasonable proof; credulousness. Do you think Mr. Allworthy hath more contempt for money than other men because he professes more? Such credulity would… …   Wiktionary

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