Credulity



[kruh-doo-li-tee, -dyoo-] /krəˈdu lɪ ti, -ˈdyu-/

noun
1.
willingness to believe or trust too readily, especially without proper or adequate evidence; gullibility.
/krɪˈdjuːlɪtɪ/
noun
1.
disposition to believe something on little evidence; gullibility
n.

early 15c., from Old French credulité (12c.), from Latin credulitatem (nominative credulitas) “easiness of belief, rash confidence,” noun of quality from credulus (see credulous).

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