Sentence Examples


  • Curiosity and credulity, then, are the characteristics of the savage intellect.
  • The outstanding feature of the mental life of savages known to psychologists as " primitive credulity " is doubtless chiefly due to sheer want of diversity of suggestiveness in their intellectual surroundings.
  • At no other historical crisis have passions been more fiercely excited; at none have shameless disregard of truth and blind credulity been more common.
  • Evidence of a boundless credulity with regard to all sorts of monkish fables is to be met with everywhere.
  • It is more in conformity with ancient credulity than with modern science to attribute a permanent tendency to derangement to the accidental administration of any drug, however potent.