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credulous
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • Oh, in such cases the criminal is often amazingly shallow and credulous.
    Book 12 -- A Judicial Error (65% in)
credulous = gullible (being too willing to believe)
  • But Father Paissy, frowning again, begged all of them, at least for a time, not to speak of the matter "till it be more fully confirmed, seeing there is so much credulity among those of this world, and indeed this might well have chanced naturally," he added, prudently, as it were to satisfy his conscience, though scarcely believing his own disavowal, a fact his listeners very clearly perceived.
    Book 4 -- Lacerations (6% in)

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