CREDULITY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of credulity
Definition:
n. readiness of belief; disposition to believe on slight evidence
Example:
The rascal lives on the credulity of the people.
Sentence in Classic:
But there was less equivocal testimony, which the credulity of the assembly, or of the greater part, greedily swallowed, however incredible.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
But when David, unconscious of being observed, turned his head, and exposed his simple, mild countenance, in place of the haughty lineaments of their prisoner, it would have exceeded the credulity of even a native to have doubted any longer.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
There was as yet nothing definable in the situation, which might well resolve itself into a huge joke on the part of the other two; but Lily had a vague sense that the subject of their experiment was too young, too rich and too credulous.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
For the second of welcome encounter this workman with the bandit mustache and the muddy overalls seemed nearer than any one else to the credulous youth which she was seeking to fight beside her, and she told him, as a cheerful anecdote, a little of her story.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Nor, credulous as such minds must have been, was this conceit altogether without some faint show of superstitious probability.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Antonia had the most trusting, responsive eyes in the world; love and credulousness seemed to look out of them with open faces.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
As the credulous and excited traveler related the hazardous chances of the wilderness, the blood of the timid curdled with terror, and mothers cast anxious glances even at those children which slumbered within the security of the largest towns.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context