INCREDULOUSLY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INCREDULOUSLY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
incredulously
 ad.  in a manner indicating disbelief
Classic Sentence: (62 in 5 pages)
1  You look at me incredulously; you think that's said by an "aristocrat," who is all in lace, and sitting in a velvet armchair.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  Her brother shook his head incredulously.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVIII
3  He shook his head incredulously; and even more abashed, I said that though I was living with my wife as he advised, I was not living with her as her husband.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER X
4  Sonya sighed and shook her head incredulously.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XV
5  Her host looked at her incredulously.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
6  'It must be a mixed motive, I think,' said Mr. Wickfield, shaking his head and smiling incredulously.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. I MAKE ANOTHER BEGINNING
7  Magua shook his head incredulously.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
8  I laughed incredulously as Sherlock Holmes leaned back in his settee and blew little wavering rings of smoke up to the ceiling.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes
9  Carreen's round little face became pink, as pleasure struggled with incredulity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
10  An odd look came over Charles' face, incredulity and shame struggling with love.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
11  She raised an aching head, looked at him with startled incredulity and met the pleading eyes of Mammy, who stood behind Gerald's chair.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
12  Miss Stepney, in the beginning, had not meant to bring up this point; but Mrs. Peniston had only her own incredulity to blame.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
13  She read their incredulity in their averted looks, and in the mute wretchedness of the men behind them, and for a miserable half-second he thought she quivered on the brink of failure.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
14  Much attention and incredulity.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
15  Mrs. Shelby, being entirely ignorant of her husband's embarrassments, and knowing only the general kindliness of his temper, had been quite sincere in the entire incredulity with which she had met Eliza's suspicions.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Example Sentence:
1  In my experience, most of the incredulity is expressed by people who don't understand how evolution works and aren't acquainted with all evidence.
2  When Jack claimed he hadn't eaten the jelly doughnut, Jill took an incredulous look at his smeared face and laughed.
3  I am wholly incredulous of the truth of his story.