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[in-kri-doo-li-tee, -dyoo-] /ˌɪn krɪˈdu lɪ ti, -ˈdyu-/

the quality or state of being ; inability or unwillingness to believe.
lack of belief; scepticism

“disbelieving frame of mind,” early 15c., from Middle French incrédulité, from Latin incredulitatem (nominative incredulitas), noun of quality from incredulus (see incredible).


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