Credulous



[krej-uh-luh s] /ˈkrɛdʒ ə ləs/

adjective
1.
willing to believe or trust too readily, especially without proper or adequate evidence; gullible.
2.
marked by or arising from :
a credulous rumor.
/ˈkrɛdjʊləs/
adjective
1.
tending to believe something on little evidence
2.
arising from or characterized by credulity: credulous beliefs
adj.

1570s, from Latin credulus “that easily believes, trustful,” from credere “to believe” (see credo). Related: Credulously; credulousness.

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