Incredulousness



[in-krej-uh-luh s] /ɪnˈkrɛdʒ ə ləs/

adjective
1.
not credulous; disinclined or indisposed to believe; skeptical.
2.
indicating or showing unbelief:
an incredulous smile.
/ɪnˈkrɛdjʊləs/
adjective
1.
(often foll by of) not prepared or willing to believe (something); unbelieving
adj.

“unbelieving,” 1570s, from Latin incredulus “unbelieving, incredulous,” from in- “not” (see in- (1)) + credulus (see credulous). Formerly also of religious beliefs. Related: Incredulously; incredulousness.

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