Incredulous Definition

ĭn-krĕjə-ləs
adjective
Unwilling or unable to believe; doubting; skeptical.
Webster's New World
Showing doubt or disbelief.
An incredulous look.
Webster's New World
The definition of incredulous is feeling that something that is hard to believe.
An example of incredulous is someone’s reaction to winning the lottery.
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Expressing or indicative of incredulity. [from 17th c.]

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1984, Supreme Court of Illinois, opinion in People v Terrell, 459 N.E.2d 1337, quoted in David C. Brody, James R. Acker, and Wayne A. Logan, Criminal Law, Jones & Bartlett Publishers (2001), ISBN 0-8342-1083-5, page 564,
Faced with these facts, we find it incredulous that [the] defendant had any intent other than the armed robbery of the service station.
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Origin of Incredulous

  • From Latin incrēdulus in- not in–1 crēdulus believing credulous

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin incredulus (“unbelieving”).

    From Wiktionary

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