Origin of incredulityMiddle English incredulite from Old French incrédulité from Classical Latin incredulitas: see in- and credulity
The definition of incredulity is the state of not believing.
An example of incredulity is the mindset of an atheist.
The state or quality of being incredulous; disbelief.
Attested since 1430. From Old French incredulité, from Latin incredulitas, from incredulus (“unbelieving”) + -itas (“-ity”)
- His expression changed to incredulity when he saw the confusion on Justin's face.
- But the explanation is really so very simple that it is rather the incredulity of these writers that is astonishing.
- A look of incredulity crossed her features, and he doubted any army-type had ever threatened one of the elite class member forces.
- At first complete incredulity prevailed as to the Athenian expedition (Thuc. vi.
- I couldn't tell if the look he gave me was incredulity or concern but he grabbed my arm and led me outside where a suited man who must have topped six foot five was walking toward us.